Hollywood Remembers “Champion Of Cinema” Peter Bogdanovich: Francis Ford Coppola, Jeff Bridges, Barbra Streisand & More Weigh In

Tributes are pouring in after director and standard-bearer for traditional Hollywood moviemaking Peter Bogdanovich died in the present day at 82.

Francis Ford Coppola gave the next assertion to Deadline:

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Oh pricey, a shock. I’m devastated. He was a beautiful and nice artist. I’ll by no means forgot attending a premiere for THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. I bear in mind at its finish, the viewers leaped up throughout me bursting into applause lasting simply 15 minutes. I’ll always remember though I felt I had by no means myself skilled a response like that, that Peter and his movie deserved it. May he sleep in bliss for eternity, having fun with the joys of our applause eternally.

Last Picture Show star Jeff Bridges took to Twitter in the present day and wrote, “My heart is broken…He’s left us with the gift of his incredible films and his insights on the filmmakers he so admired. I love you Peter.”

Barbra Streisand starred within the director’s 1972 comedy What’s Up Doc?. “Peter always made me laugh!” she wrote in the present day in remembrance. “He’ll keep making them laugh up there too. May he rest in peace.”

Friend and fellow director Guillermo del Toro known as Bogdanovich’s movies “masterpieces” and asserted, “He single-handedly interviewed and enshrined the lives and work of more classic filmmakers than almost anyone else in his generation.”

Tatum O’Neal, who at 10 years previous received an Oscar for her work within the director’s Paper Moon, posted a heartfelt message thanking him for making her really feel protected on set. Cher additionally posted a remembrance. Read them right here.

Writer-director Rod Lurie known as Bogdanovich’s Saint Jack a “masterwork,” and credited him for uplifting his personal filmmaking.

“In many ways, he was the North Star of my career,” wrote Lurie.

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