Seymour Cassel, 1935-2019
The Detroit-born actor was an easily-recognizable staple of the film wold for decades. He often collaborated repeatedly with directors, beginning with John Cassavetes and carrying on with Andrew Bergman, Steve Buscemi, and Wes Anderson.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Ciro Guerra
Jungle Film - Rated NR - 123 Minutes - 2015
Embrace of the Serpent simultaneously tells two stories taking place 40 years apart on the same stretch of the Amazon, tracking the indigenous population's reaction to colonization, Western religions, and the resulting loss of their sacred precepts. Director Ciro Guerra went on to make last year's acclaimed drug trade saga Birds of Passage. (Available on Hulu)