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Entertainment Robin Williams Documentary 'Come Inside My Mind' Shares Heartbreaking Rare Footage of the Comedian

06:08  08 june  2018
06:08  08 june  2018 Source:   etonline.com

Watch the heartbreaking first trailer for HBO's Robin Williams documentary

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Using a combination of archival footage , never-before-seen clips and interviews, and videos of Williams ’ stand-up routines, Robin Williams : Come Inside My Mind paints a picture of a man whose mind worked a bit differently than everyone else’s

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians , ROBIN WILLIAMS : COME INSIDE MY MIND will debut MONDAY, JULY 16, exclusively on HBO. Told largely through Williams ’ own words

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Robin Williams was a complex comedian both onstage and off stage.

A new trailer for the upcoming HBO documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind dropped on Thursday, featuring rare footage of the late comedian electrifying audiences with his stand-up routines as well as speaking about his personal issues.

"For me, stand-up is survival," he notes. "For me, that's jazz, that's what I have to do."

Ethan Hawke didn't like working with Robin Williams – find out why

  Ethan Hawke didn't like working with Robin Williams – find out why Eamonn Holmes has shared a snap of himself on the way to Buckingham Palace!The more the crew laughed the more he performed. But I really wanted to be a serious actor and had read Stanislavski. I wanted to be in character so didn't laugh at him.

Robin Williams : Come Inside My Mind . A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world?s most beloved and inventive comedians , Robin Williams : Come Inside My Mind is told largely through Williams ? own words, and celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large

Come Inside My Mind is short on new insight or stylistic innovation. It’s a bog-standard biopic doc that alternates old photos and footage of Williams with How can I actually watch it? Robin Williams : Come Inside My Mind will be making the festival circuit ahead of its HBO release later in 2018.

"I don't tell jokes. I just use characters as a vehicle for me," he also says.

Robin Williams looking at the camera © HBO

The upcoming documentary explores his extraordinary life and career, and includes home movies and interviews with a few of his close friends, including Billy Crystal, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Pam Dawber and his son, Zak Williams.

"My father didn't always feel he was succeeding," Zak, who bears a striking resemblance to his father, says. "But he was the most successful person I know."

The documentary also doesn't shy away from the late comedian's issues with alcohol and drugs, as well as his fear of abandonment as a child. 

Williams committed suicide in 2014. He was 63 years old. 

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, directed by Marina Zenovich, debuts on July 16 on HBO.

Robbie Williams rushed to safety after being caught up in London hotel fire

  Robbie Williams rushed to safety after being caught up in London hotel fire Robbie Williams was among the guests caught up in a fire at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London on Wednesday afternoon, and was filmed leaving the buildingIt is not currently known how the fire started, and no current injuries have been reported so far. In a statement, the London Fire Brigade said: “The brigade was called at 3.55pm. Fire crews from Chelsea, Kensington, Hammersmith, Battersea and other surrounding fire stations are at the scene. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage." Transport for London also tweeted about the effect the fire has had on the nearest tube station. It read: "Knightsbridge: currently the Sloane Street entrance at the station is closed.

But a new documentary called Robin Williams : Come Inside My Mind assembles endless glimpses into Robin Williams ’ past, and you can’t From there, the documentary dives into all the areas you’d expect from throughout the comedian ’s life, with plenty of voiceover provided by archived interviews.

Robin Williams ’ life and legacy will be examined in HBO’s upcoming documentary about the comedy legend. Directed by Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired helmer Marina Zenovich and produced by notable documentarian Alex Gibney, Come Inside My Mind explores Williams ’ career and personal

In March, Dawber -- Williams' Mork & Mindy co-star -- shared fond memories of her relationship with the late comedian, though also alleged in a a biography about Williams titled Robin that she was repeatedly subjected to his sexual behavior on set.

"I really loved Robin and Robin really loved me. We just clicked," she said.

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Fox bosses apologise for airing Robbie Williams' World Cup finger flip in the U.S. .
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