Friday, January 15, 2016

Alan Rickman

What a weird start to 2016 it has been.

Yesterday saw the news that Alan Rickman has passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. Sounds familiar doesn't it?

Rickman played one of the best bad guys in a movie. 

Hans Gruber was the antagonist to Bruce Willis' John McClane in the first Die Hard movie - still one of the best action films of all time.

You know.. I might just go and watch that film as soon as I finish writing this. Either that or it'll feature in this year's Diet of Christmas Films. Yes, it's a Christmas movie!

It wasn't just Die Hard that Rickman starred in. He played some great roles, but - to me - I found Gruber to be the role that I identified his name with the most.

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