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avery%20in%20license%20to%20drive Remembering James Avery, Pete Seeger, Saul Zaentz and Other Reel Important People We Lost This Month

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.

Luis Avalos (1954-2014) - Character actor best known for TV’s The Electric Company. He also appears in the movies Stir

letter See a Lost Love Letter from World War II Delivered 70 Years Late in the Lost Letter Project

We’re suckers for a great love story, so this short film created by the folks behind the Lost Letter Project caught our attention on Open Culture. A letter from a Lt. Joseph O. Matthews was delivered to Abbi Jacobson’s apartment nearly 70 years after it was sent. The envelope was addressed to Mrs. Joseph O. Matthews, and Jacobson’s imagination started to reel.

The letter appeared to be… Continue reading See a Lost Love Letter from World War II Delivered 70 Years Late in the 'Lost Letter Project'

box%20office%20madea Box Office: Has Madea Lost Her Mojo?Lionsgate

Turns out there are no exceptions to screenwriter WIlliam Goldman’s famous adage about Hollywood: “Nobody knows anything.” Even the supposed Madea exception — that any Tyler Perry movie in which he puts the name of his gun-toting granny character in the title is guaranteed an opening of at least $ 25 million — is no longer a sure thing.

The new “Tyler Perry’s… Continue reading Box Office: Has Madea Lost Her Mojo?

Rocky V 1 DI Remembering David Frost, Ray Dolby, Tommy Morrison and Other Reel Important People We Lost This Month

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.

Michel Brault (1928-2013) - Pioneer of the Direct Cinema style in Canada, specifically Quebec, who codirected the classic documentaries Les Raquetteurs

When America’s Got Talent premiered in 2006 the first ever winner crowned was a then 11-year-old singer named Bianca Ryan — now 19, she’s opening up about her experience on the hit TV show and losing out on the Hannah Montana role to Miley Cyrus.

From the same authors of the explosive tell-all book, Inside AGT: The Untold Stories of America’s Got Talent, who exposed many of the show’s set secrets, radio detection and rangingOnline.com has… Continue reading America’s Got Talent’s First Winner Bianca Ryan — Lost TV Role To Miley Cyrus, What’s She Doing Now?