RIP, Bob Givens and Keely Smith

Because this weekend wasn't difficult enough already, 2017 has claimed two more legends that hit close to home for me. Robert "Bob" Givens was a legendary animator and frequent collaborator with Chuck Jones, known for his outstanding work at Disney, Warner Bros. Cartoons, Hanna-Barbera, and DePatie–Freleng Enterprises.  His career spanned from 1937-2001.  His career began at … Continue reading RIP, Bob Givens and Keely Smith

RIP, Martin Landau

2017 claims yet another legend.  Actor Martin Landau has passed, age 89. For most old school sci-fi and film geeks like myself, the first roles that come to mind are those he did for Hitchcock's North by Northwest, Cleopatra, The Greatest Story Ever Told,  Mission: Impossible, and Space: 1999.  I always thought it was one … Continue reading RIP, Martin Landau