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[Tribeca 2018] ‘Love, Gilda’ Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito‘s Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]

Mel Brooks Remembers His Friend Gene Wilder

With the recent passing of Gene Wilder, it was only appropriate that Mel Brooks was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon talking about his long time friend and cohort. Together they made arguably three of the funniest movies of the seventies if not of all time: The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. Here […]

Gene Wilder Dead At 83

Sad new today as word comes that actor Gene Wilder has passed away at age 83complications from Alzheimer’s disease,  Variety reports. He will likely be remembered best by several generations as Willy Wonka, a slightly bonkers, but endearing presence in the 1971 musical Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Based on Roald Dahl‘s Charlie and […]