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Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett reflect on MST3K's final broadcast.

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Mario Bernardo, RIP

Bieno, Italy–Cinematographer Mario Bernardo, whose years in the tumultuous Italian film industry appear to be the calmest times of his tumultuous life, died at his home here just days from his 100th birthday.

For a full look at his life, let your favorite browser translate the many glowing tributes to the man.

MSTies […]

A Couple of Late-Breaking RIPs

Sometimes we hear of somebody’s passing several weeks after it happened, because they are not part of the Hollywood scene anymore. Such is the case with Sally Fraser, who played Joan Nelson in the movie in episode 311- IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, Joyce Manning in the movie in episode 319- WAR OF […]

RIP Dick Miller

Dick Miller, a prolific screen actor perhaps best known for his role as Murray Futterman in 1984’s “Gremlins,” has died. He was 90. Miller worked frequently for Roger Corman, and MSTies will remember his appearances in three Corman movies, episodes 311- IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, 511- GUNSLINGER and 806- THE UNDEAD.

Variety […]

Dan Striepeke, RIP

Makeup artist Dan Striepeke, who served as Tom Hanks’ “cosmetic consigliere” on 16 films, including “Forrest Gump” and “Saving Private Ryan,” — for which he earned his two Oscar nominations — has died. He was 88.

The former head of the makeup department at 20th Century Fox, Striepeke at the studio worked […]

RIP Carol Channing

Rancho Mirage, Calif.–Carol Channing, whose incandescent performances –as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” — made her a Broadway legend, died Jan. 15 at her home here, of natural causes. She was 97.

MSTies will recall that Mike, attempting to survive […]