R.I.P. Rutger Hauer (1944-2019)

It’s been confirmed by his agent that beloved cult character actor, Rutger Hauer, has passed after a battle with an unspecified illness at the age of 75. Hauer is best known for his classic portrayal of replicant, Roy Batty, after writing and performing one of the most iconic monologues in cinema history, in Blade Runner. He was most recently seen in other classics like Sin … Continue reading R.I.P. Rutger Hauer (1944-2019)

R.I.P. Stan Lee

Stan Lee, the creator of some of the most iconic characters in history, has passed this morning at the age of 95. Best known for creating characters for Marvel, such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Captain America, and many more. The cause of death is currently unknown, but our prayers are with his friends and family in this difficult time. Below is a … Continue reading R.I.P. Stan Lee

R.I.P. Burt Reynolds (1936 -2018)

Legendary actor Burt Reynolds has passed away at the age of 82 in his home in Florida according to his longtime manager. Reynolds was most famous for his role as Bo “Bandit” Darville in the classic film, Smokey and the Bandit, as well as roles in Cannonball Run, Deliverance, and Boogie Nights. Reynolds was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Boogie Nights, … Continue reading R.I.P. Burt Reynolds (1936 -2018)

R.I.P. Steve Ditko

The famed creator of many of the greatest characters in comic book history – including Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, The Question, and Squirrel Girl –  Steve Ditko, has passed at the age of 90. Ditko, despite being one of the most notable creators in all of comic books, was notoriously reclusive, having never done an interview, and with few pictures of him existing. Steve Ditko will … Continue reading R.I.P. Steve Ditko

R.I.P. Leon White aka Vader

One of the most well-known and beloved wrestlers in history, Leon White, more commonly known as Big Van Vader, passed from congestive heart failure Monday night. One of the most celebrated champions ever, Vader once held titles from Europe, Mexico, and Japan at the same time, and has wrestled for nearly every promotion on the planet. He may be more familiar to pop culture fans … Continue reading R.I.P. Leon White aka Vader

R.I.P. Margot Kidder (48-18)

Actress, Margot Kidder, best known for her portrayal of Lois Lane in the famous Christoper Reeve-starring Superman films of the ’70s and ‘80s, passed yesterday. Her cause of death has not yet been released. She was 69 years old. Her portrayal of the fearless reporter in the films helped shape who the character is, today, and still remains the most iconic version. As her fame declined … Continue reading R.I.P. Margot Kidder (48-18)

R.I.P. Isao Takahata

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata has passed away at the age of 82 yesterday. Takahata had a distinguished career as a producer, director, and animator starting with Toei Animation in 1959, where he met his longtime collaborator, and fellow animator Hayao Miyazaki, with whom he founded Studio Ghibli alongside Toshio Suzuki. Takahata was the director of many Ghibli classics such as the heartbreaking Grave of the Fireflies, … Continue reading R.I.P. Isao Takahata

R.I.P. Bobby Heenan

Legendary wrestling color commentator and manager Bobby Heenan passed on Sunday at the age of 73. Bobby “The Brain” Heenan is arguably the greatest manager in wrestling history. His list of clients is a who’s who of legends: Andre the Giant, Rick Rude, Harley Race, Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Mr. Perfect and Nick Bockwinkel. He also set the standard for heel color commentators … Continue reading R.I.P. Bobby Heenan