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Daily | Issues | [in]Transition, Cineaste and More

1 June 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | Keyframe | See recent Keyframe news »

The first day of June sees a slew of new film journal issues. A roundup of links to essays on Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep, Pedro Costa's Horse Money, Lucrecia Martel's La Ciénega, Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men, Fritz Lang's Hangmen Also Die, Derek Jarman's War Requiem and more than a few pieces on films by Robert Altman. Plus poems for Montgomery Clift and Claire Danes and considerations of the work of Kevin Jerome Everson, Joan Jonas and Jean Negulesco. » - David Hudson »

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Nigel Terry, ‘Excalibur’ Star, Dies At 69

4 May 2015 8:13 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Nigel Terry, who played King Arthur in Excalibur, died last Thursday of emphysema. He was 69. Nigel Terry Dies In 1981’s Excalibur, Terry played King Arthur opposite Helen Mirren‘s Morgana Le Fe. Though he is best known for that part, Terry had a number of other notable film roles, including the Lion in Winter, CaravaggioWar Requiem, Edward […]

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Excalibur's King Arthur actor Nigel Terry dies at the age of 69

4 May 2015 10:13 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Actor Nigel Terry has passed away at the age of 69.

Famed for playing King Arthur in John Boorman's Excalibur in 1981, opposite Helen Mirren, Terry passed away from emphysema on April 30.

He made his big-screen debut in 1968's The Lion in Winter alongside Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Hopkins.

The actor took lead roles in Caravaggio (1986) and War Requiem (1989) and a number of others, but most of his work was on the stage.

He worked extensively at the Royal Court in the '70s in productions such as Edward Bond's The Fool and Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, and for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and Julius Caesar.

Terry continued his stage work throughout the '80s under the direction of the likes of Danny Boyle and Max Stafford-Clark.

His last film was 2004's epic Troy starring Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom, »

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Nigel Terry, Who Starred in ‘Excalibur’ as King Arthur, Dies at 69

3 May 2015 6:29 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Actor Nigel Terry, best known for his performance as King Arthur in John Boorman’s 1981 film “Excalibur,” has died of emphysema, according to the Guardian. He was 69.

Terry’s first major appearance came in 1968 in Anthony Harvey’s “Lion in Winter,” where he played Prince John alongside Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn. The British actor went years without another big film role until “Excalibur” came along, which also starred Helen Mirren as Morgana and Nicol Williamson as Merlin.

Terry played the titular Italian painter in the 1986 “Caravaggio,” directed by Derek Jarman. He and Jarman worked together on four more films: “The Last of England” (1988), “War Requiem” (1989), “Edward II” (1991) and “Blue” (1993).

He was born in Bristol and studied at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. He worked extensively in theater, including productions at the Royal Shakespeare Company (including leads in “The Duchess of Malfi” and the title role in “Pericles, »

- Alex Stedman

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The Sean Bean Death Quiz: How well do you know his fatalities?

2 February 2015 5:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Walking spoiler Sean Bean has bitten the dust in film and television more than any other actor. But how well do you know his big-screen demises?

With Bean starring in this week's Jupiter Ascending, the film is naturally going to be loaded with tension over whether he makes it to the end credits in one piece. With that in mind, we've assembled a Sean Bean Death Quiz to test your knowledge on the many downfalls of Sheffield's favourite son.

1. Which on-screen death has Sean previously claimed is his favourite?

A) Boromir in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Correct! "It was a good, slow, heroic death," Bean told Digital Spy in a 2012 interview. Watch the entire 'Death Reel' chat below:

B) Ned Stark in Game of Thrones

Wrong!

C) Danny Bryant in Outlaw

Wrong!

2. What were the final words of Sean's Bond villain Alec Trevelyan in GoldenEye? »

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