Robin Williams

Death to Smoochy

Robin Williams plays Rainbow Randolph, a children’s television show host that has fallen from grace after getting caught taking a bribe from some supposed eager parents who want their kid front row center on his show. Much to his bitterness, the station programmers (Jon Stewart and Catherine Keener) easily replace him with squeaky-clean Sheldon Mopes …

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The Birdcage

On the surface, The Birdcage could not be a more straightforward movie. When Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) decide to get married, they face the daunting task of introducing their parents to one another. Val’s father, Armand (Robin Williams), owns a gay night club in South Beach, Florida, and his “mother”, …

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SIFF 2009: Auto-erotic asphyxiation (not me!) and takin’ a couch day

  Are you ever just tired at the end of the work week? You know, like really really tired? Cancel your social plans tired? “Please, you guys should go out anyway without me…” tired? I knew I had a big-ass frosty microbrew in my fridge that had been beckoning for a couple weeks. One of …

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