robin williams


‘Mrs. Doubfire’ Released 25 Years Ago, and We STILL Love it

Maybe Mrs. Doubtfire isn’t your favorite film of the late great Robin Williams vast filmography, but it’s one of ours. A masterful mix of heart and struggle, with comedy that still holds up today. It’s been 25 years since Daniel Hillard (Williams) and his wife Miranda (Sally Field) separated in the film, a decision that caused a devoted […]


Taking a Look: The SFFILM Lineup for 2018’s Festival

I’m very lucky to live (and work) in San Francisco, CA. The city, with more in common with Ancient Rome than perhaps most modern cities (built on seven hills, cultural and political hotbed, bathhouses, etc.), knows how to deliver a film festival. 2018’s San Francisco International Film Festival theme just happens to be diversity and […]


Jumanji

Robin Williams’ Presence Will Be Felt In ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’

22 years after the original Jumanji film hit theaters, it’s getting a sequel. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and will be in theaters in time for Christmas. Word is that Robin Williams, who starred in the original as Alan Parrish, will have his presence felt […]

Dwayne Johnson Joins Jumanji

Dwayne Johnson announced via his Instagram account that he will be joining the cast of director Jake Kasdan‘s Jumanji remake. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg, Jumanji has become a film before under the direction of Captain America: The First Avenger‘s Joe Johnston. Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst starred as players of a mystical board game […]

Jake Kasdan Races To Remake Jumanji

According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Jake Kasdan has signed on to helm the remake of Jumanji. The original film starred Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst as players of a mystical board game that transports people to a jungle realm. Williams, trapped in the game for twenty years, must re-acclimate to the normal world and […]

Five Clips From Simon Pegg’s Absolutely Anything

Simon Pegg’s latest comedy, Absolutely Anything, opens soon and we have 5 clips from the film including some of the final footage from comedic legend Robin Williams. Absolutely Anything follows a disillusioned school teacher (Pegg) who suddenly finds he has the ability to do anything he wishes, a challenge bestowed upon him by a group […]


Simon Pegg Gets Everything He Wishes For In Absolutely Anything

The trailer for Absolutely Anything has hit and the film features Simon Pegg who is given the power to do anything he wishes by a group of aliens to test if humanity is worth saving or destroying. The aliens are voiced by Monty Python and Robin Williams provided the voice for Dennis the Dog. Absolutely […]

A Sneak Peek At Robin Williams’ Final Role

Deadline has the exclusive clip from Absolutely Anything, the final role of the late Robin Williams. The film from Monty Python’s Terry Jones is a sci-fi comedy starring Simon Pegg whose character is granted the ability to do anything by a group of scheming aliens (played by the Pythons). Williams, the first to have signed on to […]


Robin Williams Dead At Age 63

Comedian and actor Robin William passed away this morning, he was age 63. His publicist would not admit the death was a suicide, but a rep did issue this statement. “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy […]

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Trailer

Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan and Ricky Gervais are back for a third trip through history in Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb. The film is directed by Shawn Levy from a screenplay written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb hits theaters on December 19, 2014. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Hr1fFMp0MqU[/youtube] […]





Genndy Tartakovsky Adds Popeye To Samurai Jack Movie On His To Do List

Showing some confidence in Hotel Transylvania, Sony have routed its director Genndy Tartakovsky to hop over and develop and direct their 3D Popeye movie. This is likely to cause, or at least exploit, further delay for his Samurai Jack picture. I’d like both, please. And a revival for the old Popeye arcade game. It may […]

Chumscrubber Director Returning With Doppelgänger Drama The Look Of Love

It’s been six years since Arie Posin‘s The Chumscrubber snuck out and was, more or less right away, chased back down into its hole again. I think we can fairly call this one “undiscovered”, and if you’re looking for a more off-map alternative to Donnie Darko, then you might consider The Chumscrubber the best kept […]