Tag Archives: Robin Williams

Film Review: “What Dreams May Come” by Vincent Ward

The movie explores how to cope with loss, offering fantasies of the afterlife

Few films are as imaginative and surreal as “What Dreams May Come.” From the very beginning, the film takes viewers through scene after scene of fantastic backdrops and warped, yet beautiful, landscapes. But beyond this stunning facade, the film has … Continue reading

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“Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table’s ready.'”

- Robin Williams
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Our Weekly Tip: The Devil is in the Details

In the process of estate planning, it is often the personal items that become the most controversial

Our Tip of the Week: Estate planning can be a difficult undertaking, as it involves a lot of deep work to think about what happens when you are no longer there to take care of your loved ones. There are … Continue reading

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”In America they really do mythologise people when they die.”

- Robin Williams
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Book Review: History of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished Life by Jill Bialosky

An emotionally-charged and informative memoir of the author’s quest to understand what led to her youngest sister’s suicide

When news of Robin Williams’ suicide broke, I was already immersed in reading Jill Bialosky’s History of a Suicide, a beautiful, emotionally charged and highly informative memoir of her trying to come to terms and understand what led her youngest … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Patch Adams”

How did the real Patch Adams feel about the Robin Williams movie?

Based on the real-life story of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams, this 1998 film begins with Adams (Robin Williams) committing himself to a mental institution after contemplating suicide. While there, Adams realizes how lonely many of the patients are and finds … Continue reading

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