rip torn dead

Rip Torn, the versatile Emmy-winning actor best known for HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show and the Men in Black franchise, has died at the age of 88.

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Doris Day Dead

One of the biggest box office stars of the mid-20th century is no longer with us.

Doris Day, the legendary Hollywood star who went from starring in classic musicals like Calamity Jane to leading love interest in the likes of Pillow Talk and Lover, Come Back, has passed away at age 97. We remember the life of the silver screen icon below. Read More »

Peter Mayhew Tributes

Yesterday brought the sad news that legendary Star Wars performer Peter Mayhew, the man who brought the Wookiee co-pilot Chewbacca to life, had passed away earlier this week. While fans are mourning the loss of one of the sweetest giants Hollywood has ever know, those who knew him best expressed kind words to honor their late friend. Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Kathleen Kennedy, Rian Johnson, J.J. Abrams and more all chimed in with their own Peter Mayhew tributes. Read More »

Peter Mayhew Dead

Peter Mayhew, the imposing English actor who originated the role of Chewbacca in Star Wars and played him for decades beyond, has passed away at the age of 74. While we never saw his face in George Lucas’ iconic universe, it’s hard to imagine the series without this loyal Wookiee – and it’s impossible to imagine the character without everything Mayhew brought to the part.

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john singleton obituary

John Singleton, the director behind Boyz n the HoodPoetic Justice2 Fast 2 Furious, and more, has died at the age of 51. Singleton suffered a stroke earlier this month, and had reportedly been in a coma on life support ever since. Singleton’s most recent credit was the FX series Snowfall, which he created and produced.

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Lorraine Warren obituary

Real-life ghost hunter Lorraine Warren, who, with her late husband Ed, inspired The Conjuring series, has died at 92. The Warrens made a name for themselves investigating several famous hauntings, most notably the Amityville Horror case. In 2013, Vera Farmiga portrayed Lorraine in James Wan’s hit horror film The Conjuring, which would go on to inspire both sequels and an entire cinematic universe. While the veracity of Lorraine’s psychic abilities are dubious at best, her intentions were likely pure, and her legacy will continue to live on – much like the ghost stories she helped popularize.

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agnes varda dead

“I live in cinema. I feel I’ve lived here forever.” As both director and subject, Agnes Varda is inseparable from the feature films and documentaries that she has made. The French New Wave pioneer became just as known for her dual-toned bowl-cut hairstyle and lively spirit as she did for her game-changing films such as La Pointe Court, Cleo from 5 to 7, and The Gleaners and I. And it’s in those films that she’ll be forever remembered following her death this Friday from breast cancer. She was 90 years old.

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larry cohen obituary

The movie world just lost an absolute legend. Larry Cohen, the prolific writer, director and producer behind some of the most unique, jaw-dropping, and utterly bonkers B-movies in history, has died at 77. Cohen began his career in television, breaking into films in the 1970s. Some of his many projects include The StuffIt’s AliveManiac Cop, and Q.

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Luke Perry dies

Luke Perry, best known for his starring roles in Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, has passed away after suffering a massive stroke on Wednesday. The actor was 52.

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