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Old 11-29-10, 06:49 AM
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RIP Irvin Kershner

http://au.news.yahoo.com/entertainme...director-dead/

I think it's kind of fitting that a man famous for several sequels, most notably The Empire Strikes Back, is the second in the "rule of three" mythos.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

crazy....
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

RIP, Mr. Kershner.
Old 11-29-10, 08:41 AM
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Wow. First I have heard about this. Sad news, indeed.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

I'd like to think of it that he is just permanently frozen in carbonite. RIP.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Wow. Watched about 30 minutes of Empire on Spike last night.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

I thought he did a fantastic job on Eyes of Laura Mars.


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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

RIP. I watched Never Say Never Again last night, and Robocop II is a favorite as well.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Wow, not a good day in the movie world. RIP Mr. Kershner.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

The Empire Strikes Back was a big part of my childhood.

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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

And Robocop 2 was a big part of mine.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Rip
Old 11-29-10, 03:15 PM
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

A friend wrote me about this over inFaceBook. I was really sad to read about his passing.

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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

What a shitty week for Film.

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Instantly thought of Robo 2 and TESB.

RIP
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

RIP Irvin Kershner

Empire Strikes Back
is still my favorite SW film.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I thought he did a fantastic job on Eyes of Laura Mars.

Yeah, it was a neat little film although the twist was a little weak.

A very solid director who could could put out at least an average film. RIP.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Originally Posted by droidguy1119 View Post
http://au.news.yahoo.com/entertainme...director-dead/

I think it's kind of fitting that a man famous for several sequels, most notably The Empire Strikes Back, is the second in the "rule of three" mythos.
Actually he is the 3rd in the "rule of three". All within 5 days of each other.

Ingrid Pitt
Leslie Nielsen
Irvin Kershner
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

So sad. The man made some great movies. I might rewatch Never Say Never Again tonight in his honor.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Rip
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

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And Robocop 2 was a big part of mine.
This.

I was 14 when it came out and must have seen it a dozen times at the $1 theater downtown.
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Re: RIP Irvin Kershner

Don't forget his small part in The Last Temptation of Christ.. heh, thought he was good in it.

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