RICHARD ROEPER: It’s impossible to imagine any list of the 10 most memorable TV characters of all time that wouldn’t include Tony Soprano. James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack in Italy at the age of 51, was a versatile actor who delivered outstanding character work but who will be remembered best of all as the mob boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos.”
RICHARD ROEPER: If you’re as zombie’d out as I am by now, and you feel “The Walking Dead” cable TV series has set the all-time standard for popular culture entertainment about the flesh-chomping undead, your reluctance to see “World War Z” is understandable. All I can tell you is, there’s fresh blood here.
“It is a story about love, and what a wonderful thing it is. It is about a human child embraced by the love of animals, and about a boy who ultimately finds himself attracted to a little girl,” said Richard Sherman, who wrote the songs for the Disney movie. “ And it is that love that brings him into manhood.”
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