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Van Williams' Wife Diagnosed With Cancer


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Dorraine 'Dore' Williams has been diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer and she underwent surgery to treat the disease on Thursday (23Apr15).

Her family members launched a crowdsourcing campaign on GoFundMe.com last week (ends24Apr15) in an effort to raise $15,000 (£9,375) to contribute to treatment fees, and by Monday (27Apr15), the Williams clan was less than $1,000 (£625) away from reaching its goal.

A message from Dore's sister reads: "I've been reading her your comments that you all have posted along with your donations and some on Facebook and they have touched us deeply. Your generosity has humbled us in a way we never could have imagined and the positive messages really are making a difference in keeping a strong attitude. Once again thank you all so much for the universal love you have shown so far!"

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Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On... Review


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This fairly straightforward documentary (uncredited to any filmmaker at all) about the late Bruce Lee features lots of stuff you couldn't probably care less about (talking heads: mostly unheard-of friends and obscure colleagues) and considerably less of what you want (rare prints from his movies). But when the clips come out, this movie is awesome -- an alternative scene from a Lee-Kareem Abdul Jabbar collaboration is priceless in its kung fu-tasticness; the staging of the mirror-walled finale to Enter the Dragon is cool and intriguing.

Unfortunately, the bigger names who find themselves interviewed can be hit or miss. James Coburn's few moments on camera, discussing the power of Lee's "one-inch punch" are priceless. Unfortunately, Jackie Chan's comments are distracted by a rotten video transfer that has wavy color bars cutting off half his head. And Lee's son Brandon has few precious, cryptic moments.

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