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  • Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute

    Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute
    Robin Williams' emotional Oscars speech recalls an actor at the top of his game. The comedian, who was found dead Monday after an apparent suicide by hanging, won the 1998 Academy Award for supporting actor for his role as mourning psychology teacher...
  • Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise

    Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise
    Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world...
  • Cannes 2014: Watch trailers for 'Homesman,' 'Foxcatcher' and more

    The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts. Here's a look at the...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.” But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...
  • Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career

    Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career
    Director Brian Levant can boast two blockbuster films ("Beethoven" and "The Flintstones") and a holiday perennial ("Jingle All the Way"), but the former Highland Park resident said he takes immense pride in his contribution to comedy history: Robin...
  • 21 Robin Williams movies you should watch with your kids

    21 Robin Williams movies you should watch with your kids
    Older generations will likely remember Robin Williams from movies like "Good Morning Vietnam" and "Dead Poets Society," along with the TV show "Mork & Mindy" and his hilarious stand-up comedy.  But I and many other Millennials will remember Williams for...
  • Explaining the inexplicable: suicide [Commentary]

    Explaining the inexplicable: suicide [Commentary]
    Suicide is an uncommon phenomenon. When you consider what people suffer because of medical illness, physical injury, the deprivations of old age, mental illness, personal failure and the betrayal by others, one wonders why more people don't choose to...
  • TV anchor references 20 Robin Williams movies in sports report

    TV anchor references 20 Robin Williams movies in sports report
    Atlanta's WSBTV sports director Zach Klein paid tribute to the late Robin Williams in his Monday night sports report.  Klein worked in the titles of 20 Williams movies or references during his nightly highlight segment and recap. He first referenced...
  • Paul Schrader, Nicolas Refn, Producers Talk 'Light' Troubles (Exclusive)

    The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
  • Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini

    Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini
    Happy Freebie Friday! Wow! Here's a sure sign that Apple will soon release a new smartphone: Walmart has cut the price on iPhone 5C to 97 cents and also has put the iPhone 5S model on clearance for $79. Target also is is selling the iPad Mini for $199,...
  • Robin Williams and us

    Robin Williams and us
    I awoke recently to shocking news. I guess that's not so unusual in Israel — especially during war time — but this really floored me. Robin Williams dead at 63; the media buzzing around the story like bees around honey, throwing out words like...