Director Robert Wise dies

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Thomas Veil, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    Is there anyone who hasn't greatly enjoyed a number of this guy's films?

    Some mainly appreciated his musicals, like "West Side Story" and "The Sound of Music". Sci-fi fan that I am, I loved his "The Andromeda Strain", "The Haunting", "Star Trek - The Motion Picture" and "The Day the Earth Stood Still".

    So yet another Hollywood legend is gone. :( But he left us some genuine classics.

  2. wdlove macrumors P6


    Oct 20, 2002
    My prayers go out to the family and friends of Robert Wise. May he now ret in peace. Thank you for the many great classics that you directed.

    "West Side Story" "Sound of Music" "The Day the Earth Stood Still"

    Awesome films one and all. Own them on DVD.
  3. aafuss1 macrumors 68000


    May 5, 2002
    Gold Coast, Australia
    My prayers also go out to the family and friends of Robert Wise-may he rest in peace.
  4. clayj macrumors 604


    Jan 14, 2005
    visiting from downstream
    Looks like it's time for an encore viewing of The Andromeda Strain (which someone, the Sci-Fi Channel I think, is remaking).
  5. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    people die, but what he did while he was alive is what we will all remember. maybe now more people will appreciate his works (more people under the age 40). I did love his work so much.
  6. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    The Andromeda Strain gave me sleepless nights as a 10 year old... blood to dust... spooky.

    A great roster of films to leave as a legacy.

    *the hills are alive...*

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