Brian Dennehy, ‘Tommy Boy’ and ‘First Blood’ Star, Dies at 81

Brian Dennehy, the winner of two Tonys in a career that also spanned films including “Tommy Boy,” “First Blood” and “Cocoon,” and television, died on Wednesday night in New Haven, Conn. He was 81. “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian passed away

Source: Brian Dennehy, ‘Tommy Boy’ and ‘First Blood’ Star, Dies at 81

Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

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After 95 years of exclusivity, these films, books and compositions are now free for use by everyone.

Source: Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Philip Gips, Creator of Celebrated Film Posters, Dies at 88 – The New York Times

In the imagery he devised to promote “Alien,” “Rosemary’s Baby” and other movies, he strove to capture their essence without giving too much away.