Gerard Parkes, a Canadian actor best known for his appearances in Fraggle Rock and the Boondock Saints franchise, has passed away.
October 21, 2014
October 18, 2014
Marvel has a lot to answer for.
In many ways, Hollywood has always taken advantage of the Next Big Thing, what with the glut of war films, romance films, heady dramatic films and all manner of pulp-inspired dreck flooding cinemas since the industry came into being over a century ago. Today, there’s a larger problem rife within Hollywood’s dollar-sign-lovin’ suit-brigade. In the last decade, the rise of Marvel Studio’s enormously successful Cinematic Universe, inhabited by easily identifiable heroes like Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, et al, has bloated the coffers of the industry’s main players, the fallout being that the flow on effect – to Sony’s Spider-Man franchise (which is ailing badly, creatively speaking) and Fox’s X-Men franchise (which isn’t) – has been to boost the profile of these “tentpole” releases, as well as the swollen budgets and box-office receipts.
October 16, 2014
American actress Elizabeth Pena, who appeared in films such as Jacob’s Ladder and Rush Hour, has passed away.
October 9, 2014
Trinidad-born stage and screen legend, Geoffrey Holder, has passed away.
American actress Marian Seldes, whose career spanned nearly 7 decades, has passed away.
September 22, 2014
Tony Award and Golden Globe nominated actress Polly Bergen has passed away.
September 15, 2014
Acclaimed British stage, radio, television and film actor, Sir Donald Sinden, has passed away.
September 11, 2014
September 5, 2014
Comedienne, actress, producer, writer and commentator Joan Rivers has passed away.
September 4, 2014
German actor, and noted James Bond villain during the Pierce Brosnan era, Gottfried John, as passed away.
August 25, 2014
The man who bade us welcome to Jurassic Park in 1993, Lord Richard Attenborough, has passed away.
August 21, 2014
August 13, 2014
Legendary screen actress, and Academy Award nominee, Lauren Bacall, has passed away.
August 12, 2014
Academy Award winning Hollywood special effects artist, Joe Viskocil, has passed away.
Academy Award winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has passed away.