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R.I.P. Michael Winner

January 21, 2013

R.I.P.

Aw man, January just keeps looking worse. Another rogue filmmaker passed away today: Michael Winner! Known for unleashing Charles Bronson‘s stone-faced persona in the classic revenge-flick series Death Wish, that also saw the debut of one Jeff Goldblum as one of the punks.

According to Reuters, Winner died in his home at the age of 77 after some 18 months battling heart and liver problems. Read more here and check out the trailer for his 1974 classic.

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