As we struggle to make sense of the death of Robin Williams, we've spent some time here remembering him as a person and his work. We're obviously just a few of the many, many people Robin Williams touched during his lifetime. Among them are the many people he worked with over the years, from his days as a guest star on 'Happy Days' to his upcoming role in 'Night at the Museum 3.' Below are some thoughts, prayers and remembrances from friends and family who had the pleasure of knowing him both on- and off-screen.
Robin Williams' death is shocking and heartbreaking and touches us in a way usually reserved for close friends. Maybe that's because we're of a generation that grew up on Robin Williams. He's been making us laugh and cheering us up since we were kids; like a big-screen father figure. That he died suffering from severe depression, makes the news all the more tragic. As director Garry Marshall, who first cast Williams in 'Happy Days' and later 'Mork and Mindy,' said today, "He could make everybody happy but himself."
He made everyone happy and in that spirit, we'd like to celebrate his work, and we asked a few of our writers to look back at their favorite moments of his career.
We know which films and shows we loved (and, even hated), but now it’s time for you to take a stab at being a critic by taking our ScreenCrush Best of Summer 2014 Survey! Which movies stood out the most? Which characters did you fall in love with? Which TV show were you addicted to? Let your voice be heard and vote in our polls below. Voting closes on September 7 at 9:00am EST, so get your votes in early and often!
We previously showed you a look at what the 'Napoleon Dynamite' cast looks like recently with our Then & Now feature on the film, but we have a quick update. The cast - Jon Heder (Napoleon), Tina Majorino (Deb), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Haylie Duff (Summer) all reunited and took a photo together as the film's 10th anniversary approaches.
The 2014 Emmy nominations have arrived. The nominations were announced early this morning by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly in Los Angeles. It was a big day for 'Game of Thrones' as the HBO series nabbed its most nominations yet, leading the way with a total of 19. 'Fargo' followed closely behind with 18, 'American Horro
"Let It Go" isn't just a song from a Disney movie - it's a flat-out cultural phenomenon. The Oscar-winning 'Frozen' song has had everyone singing along (in the car, in the shower, in the kitchen) for months, but now even the professionals are getting into the act. Over the weekend, rock superstars Pearl Jam performed in Milan, Italy and busted out their rendition of the new Disney classic.
It was 20 years ago that 'Pulp Fiction' hit theaters and changed the landscape of modern cinema. It also launched the career of Samuel L. Jackson, who has gone on to become one of the highest-grossing actors of all-time. Despite his successes and the many roles he's had since then, Jackson can still recite the famous "Ezekiel 25:17" speech from 'Pulp Fiction' from memory.
The apes are comin' home to roost, y'all. A new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' poster has arrived and has brought with it two of the most exciting aspects of the sequel: apes with guns on horses.
We had a blast with 'Captain America 2' and it's the kind of film that we can see ourselves watching over and over again. And, what better way to do that than with the 'Captain America 2' DVD and Blu-ray, which has officially been announced for a September 9 release date.
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has a lot of moving parts -- it's based on a comic book, it combines both casts of the original 'X-Men' movie trilogy and that of 'First Class,' and there's some pretty unique time traveling going on -- so it's understandable if those unfamiliar with the franchise or the story get a bit lost. That's where we come in! We give you everything you need to know about 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' in just 60 seconds.