Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Remembering Robin Williams: What Will Your Verse Be?

image source: Hollywood Reporter
On August 11, 2014, actor/comedian Robin Williams took his own life at his home in Tiburon (Marin County) California.

In his memory, I am reposting a February 23, 2014 blog entry. Rest in peace, Mr. Keating.

As many of us know, the narrative in Apple iPad's latest ad is a scene from one of Robin Williams's finest films as English teacher John Keating in , "Dead Poets Society", directed by Peter Weir. The film was released in 1989.

For a film to be 25 years old and have "dead" in its title, Mr. Keating's powerful words are still very much alive.

The original scene from the film:

And, the same words used as powerfully, 25 years later:

No comments: