twister (1996)

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RIP Bill Paxton (1955-2017) - The great actor from many blockbusters of the 1980′s and 1990′s, known for his extensive partnership with James Cameron films (The Terminator, Aliens, True Lies and Titanic) and HBO’s Big Love has died today age 61 after complications from surgery. A true versatile actor who could do both comedy and drama, hero or villain, Paxton appeared in more than 90 projects and among them are: Stripes (1981), Commando (1985), Weird Science (1985) as the bully Chet, Pass the Ammo (1988), Next of Kin (1989), Predator 2 (1990), One False Move (1992), Trespass (1992), Tombstone (1993), Apollo 13 (1995), The Last Supper (1995), Twister (1996), A Bright Shining Lie (1998), A Simple Plan (1998), Mighty Joe Young (1998), U-571 (2001), Hatfields & McCoys (2012), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Nightcrawler (2015), and the upcoming The Circle (2017). On TV, he is best remembered as Bill Henrickson in Big Love (2006-2011), which earned him 3 Golden Globe nominations; as John Garrett in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and most recently in Training Day (2017). He also directed two films: the tense Frailty (2001), in which he also starred and The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005). One of the finest people in the business who’ll be truly missed.

Hey Toronto, here are some FREE outdoor film screenings coming up in August:

Friday, August 1st, 8:00pm, David Pecaut Square: Chocolat (2000)

Sunday, August 3rd, 8:30pm, Riverdale Park: The Neverending Story (1984)

Sunday, August 3rd, 7:30pm, Christie Pitts Park: Twister (1996)

Tuesday, August 5th, 7:30pm, Fort York: Jurassic Park (1993)

Tuesday, August 5th, 8:30pm, Yonge & Dundas Square: The Italian Job (1969)

Wednesday, August 6th, 9:00pm, David Pecaut Square: Pina (2011)

Wednesday, August 6th, 9:00pm, Harbourfront: Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)

Wednesday, August 6th, 9:00pm, Daniels Spectrum: Short Term 12 (2013)

Friday, August 8th, 8:30pm, St. Peter’s Church: I Confess (1953)

Sunday, August 10th, 7:30pm, Christie Pitts Park: Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Tuesday, August 12th, 7:30pm, Fort York: The Breakfast Club (1985)

Wednesday, August 13th, 8:30pm, David Pecaut Square: A Star is Born (1954)

Wednesday, August 13th, 9:00pm, Harbourfront: In A World… (2013)

Wednesday, August 13th, 9:00pm, Daniels Spectum: Mooz-Lum (2010)

Tuesday, August 19th, 7:30pm, Fort York: Ghostbusters (1984)

Wednesday, August 20th, 8:30pm, David Pecaut Square: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

Wednesday, August 20th, 8:30pm, Harbourfront: Funny Girl (1968)

Wednesday, August 20th, 9:00pm, Daniels Spectrum: Made In America (2013)

Friday, August 22nd, 8:30pm, St. Peter’s Church: The Lego Movie (2013)

Tuesday, August 26th, 7:30pm, Fort York: The Amazing Spiderman 2 (2014)

Wednesday, August 27th, 8:30pm, David Pecaut Square: Pitch Perfect (2012)

Thursday, August 28th, 9:00pm, St. James Park: The Philadelphia Story (1940)

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