Robin Williams

15 actors who magnificently played against type

Sean Wilson Feature
Jun 10, 2016

The A-listers who took us by surprise by venturing outside their comfort zone, from Tom Hanks to Sylvester Stallone...

Jumanji remake will honour Robin Williams

Simon Brew News
May 10, 2016

Dwayne Johnson reveals casting news on the new Jumanji is imminent - and that he intends to honour Robin Williams.

Dead Poets Society: why it works and how it happened

Simon Brew Feature
Mar 10, 2016

Perhaps the most beloved of Robin Williams' films. we look back at Dead Poets Society, and how it nearly fell apart.

Robin Williams' will prevents Disney using his Aladdin outtakes

Simon Brew News
Nov 10, 2015

Disney can't use the copious amount of extra material Robin Williams recorded for Aladdin's Genie for 25 years.

Aladdin: unseen outtakes of Robin Williams recording Genie

Simon Brew News
Oct 12, 2015

New behind the scenes footage of Robin Williams recording one of his most beloved roles, the Genie in Aladdin...

Absolutely Anything review

Mark Harrison Review
Aug 17, 2015

From Monty Python's Terry Jones comes Absolutely Anything, starring Simon Pegg. The late Robin Williams steals the show, though...

Steven Spielberg's Hook: what went wrong?

Simon Brew Feature
Mar 12, 2015

Spielberg's Hook boasted a star cast, a prime release slot, and was set to be the big hit of 1991. So: what happened?

Top 25 modern day uncredited movie roles

Nick Horton Feature
Mar 6, 2015

Sometimes 30 seconds can steal the whole movie. Here are our most unforgettable movie cameos of modern times...

John Cleese turned down Robin Williams role in The Birdcage

Simon Brew News
Dec 10, 2014

Exclusive: In a new interview, John Cleese reveals that he turned down Anthony Hopkins' role in The Remains Of The Day too...

The death of Robin Williams, and a call to be better

Simon Brew Feature
Aug 20, 2014

The tragedy surrounding Robin Williams' passing was made worse by crass reporting in some sectors of the media, Simon writes...