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    'Young Ones' Creator Rik Mayall's Death Saddens Comedy Vets

    The influential British comedian has passed away at the age of 56, leaving behind his wife, three children and a shocked comedy community.

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    Reality Checks: Four Major Documentary Filmmakers Have Died This Year. These Are Their Legacies.

    It always sucks when someone dies. But in the small world of documentary filmmaking, where the directors are a close-knit, dogged group, the loss of a fellow intrepid traveler is like losing a member of your extended family.

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    Gordon Willis, Legendary 'Godfather' Cinematographer, Dead at 82

    Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Gordon Willis, who helped define the look of 70s cinema and worked closely with Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Alan Pakula, died on Sunday at 82.

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    Report: Malik Bendjelloul, 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director, Committed Suicide

    As the film world mourns the death of Malik Bendjelloul, director of the Academy Award-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," news comes that the 36-year old had committed suicide after struggling with depression, according to a report from the Associated Press.

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    Bob Hoskins' Last Great Performance

    The 2007 drama "Go Go Tales" showed Hoskins doing what he did best.

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    R.I.P. Lewis Tice

    The film community lost a friend yesterday with the sudden passing of the always lovely Lewis Tice, who was only 44 years old.

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    Character Actor James Rebhorn Penned His Own Touching, Gracious Obituary

    Rebhorn was a prolific stage performer, and in his last play, “Too Much, Too Much, Too Many,” a character decides to write her own obituary. Inspired by this, Rebhorn penned an honest, direct, and touching personal obituary, which can be read in full below.

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    Obituary: Harold Ramis Was a Serious Filmmaker Who Made Us Laugh

    It’s appropriate that Harold Ramis played the straight-faced, data-crunching member of the Ghostbusters, because he had all the big ideas. More than just the nice guy from the Second City class that defined American movie comedy post-1980 both behind and in front of the camera, Ramis was a serious f...

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    Critic's Notebook: How Philip Seymour Hoffman Rescued American Movies

    Nobody could mess with a Philip Seymour Hoffman performance.

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    Sam Berns, 17, Whose Life With Progeria Was the Subject of 'Life According to Sam,' Has Died

    Sam Berns, the 17-year-old Massachusetts high school student whose life with the rare illness progeria was the subject of the documentary "Life According to Sam," died on Friday, The New York Times reports.

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