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  1. A Tribute: One Movie Lover's Debt to Andrew Sarris

    9:38 pm 6/20/2012

    THR film critic Todd McCarthy recalls how the seminal book, "The American Cinema," inspired a lifelong exploration of cinema.Read more

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  2. Sports Artist LeRoy Neiman, Official Painter of Five Olympics, Dies at Age 91

    8:19 pm 6/20/2012

    He also worked on the Super Bowl for CBS, created Playboy's Party Jokes page mascot Femlin and did portraits of such figures as Frank Sinatra, Joe Namath and Babe Ruth.Read more

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  3. Influential Film Critic Andrew Sarris Dies at 83

    1:38 pm 6/20/2012

    A longtime contributor to The Village Voice, he popularized the auteur theory that argued for the importance of the film director.Read more

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  4. Richard Lynch, the Bad Guy in Horror and Sci-Fi Films, Dies at 76

    12:49 pm 6/20/2012

    His scores of TV and film credits include “The Sword and the Sorcerer,” “Halloween,” “Battlestar Gallatica” and “The Ninth Configuration.”Read more

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  5. Lillian Gallo, Pioneering TV Producer, Dies at 84

    10:33 am 6/18/2012

    Focusing on personal stories about women, she partnered with screenwriter Fay Kanin in the 1970s.Read more

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  6. Lawrence Barnett, President of MCA Talent Agency in 1960s, Dies at 98

    3:52 pm 6/13/2012

    He represented such stars as Marlon Brando, Judy Garland, Benny Goodman and Lena Horne.Read more

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  7. Judy Freudberg, Writer on 'Sesame Street' for Nearly Four Decades, Dies at 63

    12:55 pm 6/13/2012

    She won 17 Emmy Awards and helped create the show's popular "Elmo’s World" segment.Read more

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  8. Frances Preston Dies; Pioneering Former President of BMI

    9:06 am 6/13/2012

    UPDATED: She spent more than half a century with the performing rights group, leading it for 18 years, and was a force in Washington and tireless humanitarian. Read more

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  9. Jaclyn Smith and Joan Collins Remember 'Dynasty' Designer Nolan Miller

    7:00 am 6/13/2012

    The Emmy-winning costume designer's gowns (and jaw-dropping shoulder pads) defined '80s style.Read more

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  10. 'Goodfellas' Mobster Henry Hill Dies at 69

    11:25 pm 6/12/2012

    The former mobster-turned-FBI informant was portrayed by Ray Liotta in Martin Scorsese's 1990 movie.Read more

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