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  1. 'Aladdin' musical spoof at Funhouse Lounge takes the bad guy's sideRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... everything from the movie but the perspective is changed -- it's twisted." Though the role is reduced, a very Robin Williams-ish Djinn, parodying Genie, "comes in toward the end," Lamb said. "I don't want to spoil too much. He's used sparingly but ...


  2. Susan's City SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... pa rents to meet them. Familiar to many through the popular (non-musical) movie version, "The Birdcage," with Robin Williams and Nathan Lane, La Cage aux Folles in the intimate setting of San Francisco Playhouse allows the audience to be close to ...


  3. What Trump's Putin love reveals about conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Salon

    ... country now. Back in 1984, writer-director Paul Mazursky made a wonderfully funny and moving film starring Robin Williams as a Russian defector trying to find his way in New York. It was called Moscow on the Hudson , and though it wasn't rah-rah or ...


  4. GOLF: Jack Cope hoping to follow in the footsteps of Justin Rose and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    ... Minchinhampton Golf Club, will play for England's team two alongside Ben Jones (Northamptonshire County) and Robin Williams (Peterborough Milton, Northamptonshire). Team one consists of reigning Carris Trophy holder Angus Flanagan (St George's Hill, ...


  5. Today in Movie Culture: The Best Cosplay at Comic-Con, a Musical Tribute to 'Logan' and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 |

    One fan at Comic-Con went as the way Captain America has looked for the majority of his existence, frozen in ice: The social media account for Alien: Covenant is looking for Alien -related cosplay at Comic-Con. Here's a few they've shared: Finally, here's a cross between two Disney princesses, if you allow Avatar to count since it's part of Walt Disney World now: Robin Williams, who was born on this day in 1951, receives direction from George Roy Hill on the set of The World According to Garp , which turns 35 this weekend.


  6. Robin Williams - CC via Wikimedia CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Egypt Today

    21 July 2017: To many of his fans, the world became a darker place when Robin Williams committed suicide. A man who brought smiles and laughter to millions of people who saw him on the screen hanged himself in his home. No note was left and the ...


  7. Fighting the BattleRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Psychology Today

    It's been almost three years since Robin Williams died. Robin Williams, although we never met, had a massive impact on my life.


  8. Looking Back: 10 of Robin Williams's Best MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 |

    It's still hard to believe the beloved actor and comedian is gone, because he was such an important fixture on our screens for so long. Many 20- and 30-somethings grew up laughing with Williams in Aladdin , Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji , and even those of us who never knew him could sense his rare genius and kind spirit.


  9. Disney's Cast for 'Aladdin' Remake Sparks Debate on Cultural AuthenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Truthdig

    ... for Middle Eastern representation that the one, contested property in this regard is a cartoon movie starring Robin Williams and Gilbert Gottfried (among others). Aladdin is a film now so overloaded with purpose in its casting that some critics hold ...


  10. Theater review: Utah Shakespeare Festival's 'As You Like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Deseret News

    ... a shame to see them split up at the end to go off with other people. Jonathan Haugen seemed to be channeling Robin Williams (think Williams in "Mrs. Doubtfire" as opposed to "Mork and Mindy") as the clown Touchstone, earning many of the night's ...


  11. Jada Pinkett Smith praises Will Smith's 'perfect' Genie casting in 'Aladdin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | USA Today

    ... Pinkett Smith confirmed her husband, Will Smith, is slated to play Genie, the magical character voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 animated feature. "He's playing the genie!" she exclaimed to Jimmy Fallon . "And you know what I had to tell him? I ...


  12. What if Aladdin was made in Bollywood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 |

    ... of comic timing has just the vivacity and cheek to play a livewire gloating in pop culture wit and whims like Robin Williams' unforgettable Genie and steal the show like he hasn't in a long, long time. Apply this attribute to Genie's big, bungling, ...


  13. Jada Pinkett Smith gushes about Will's role as The GenieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    ... the public there too. Hit film: Aladdin was released by Disney in 1992 and earned $504 million worldwide with Robin Williams providing the voice of The Genie 'I'm super protective of him, I'm like ''look Will, you gotta got home'' but he was like ...


  14. What we know about Mena Massoud, the Toronto actor who's the new AladdinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Toronto Star

    ... Power Rangers movie, has been cast as Jasmine. Will Smith will play the Genie role made famous by the late Robin Williams. Disney is no doubt hoping this worldwide open call has a smoother aftermath than its recent exhaustive search for a young Han ...


  15. Will Smith Cast in Disney's Live-Action "Aladdin" RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 |

    ... had been in talks with the studio regarding his interest in taking over the role (famously played by the late Robin Williams in the original) since April. Aladdin follows Disney's recent and successful trend of revamping cherished childhood ...


  16. Planters Bank Presents to show "Jumanji" at the Roxy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Clarksville Online

    ... a curious, jungle-themed game called Jumanji in the attic. When they start playing, they free Alan Parrish (Robin Williams), who's been stuck in the game's inner world for decades. If they win Jumanji, the kids can free Alan for good - but that ...


  17. Canadian actor Mena Massoud cast as Aladdin in Disney live-action remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | CBC News

    ... act and sing." The animated version of Aladdin was released by Disney in 1992 and memorably starred the late Robin Williams as the Genie. (Disney Theatrical Productions/Associated Press) The revelation caused a lot of heat online, with Twitter users ...


  18. Disney casts Mena Massoud in title role of live-action 'Aladdin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | SFGate

    ... been offered the role.) When the 1992 animated film "Aladdin" came out, starring Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Robin Williams and Jonathan Freeman, Disney was criticized for ethnic stereotyping. The angst with which the studio seemed to be ...


  19. The astronauts now have a camera drone - and it looks like a modern WeeboRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Digital Trends

    ... look like the drones used on earth - the spherical camera's exterior is more reminiscent of Weebo from the Robin Williams movie Flubber than a quadcopter. Nevertheless, the system is actually based on existing technology, JAXA says. Unlike the ...


  20. Get to know 'Aladdin' stars Mena Massoud and Naomi ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... auditioning via video conference. She also had a role in the British Disney Channel series "Life Bites." Robin Williams famously voiced the character of Genie in the 1992 animated film and Massoud named him as the actor who most inspired him. ...