Remembering Claymation Legend Will Vinton, ‘The Hate U Give’ Screenwriter Audrey Wells and More Reel-Important People We Lost in October

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.

Paul G. Allen (1953-2018) – Businessman. In addition to co-founding Microsoft and his work in various other ventures, he co-owned Vulcan Productions and produced the movies Hard Candy, Far From Heaven, Titus and the documentaries Lightning in a Bottle, Pandora’s Promise, Racing Extinction, Girl Rising and Netflix’s The Ivory Game. He was played by Josh Hopkins in the movie Pirates of Silicon Valley. He died on October 15. (NYT)

Charles Aznavour (1924-2018) – Singer, Actor. In addition to his…
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