"When Dino die, everybody cry," - R.I.P. Dino De Laurentiis
Dino De Laurentiis is dead, alas. Yes, the name has a certain infamy among cineastes - but let's be honest here - yes, he produced a lot of crap, but most of it was highly entertaining crap. He also produced a lot of good films, and helped a lot of directors get a leg up - David Lynch, David Cronenberg, Michael Cimino, Richard Fleischer, amongst a very long list.
And most of those films are die-hard favorites of most audiences out there.
3 Days of the Condor
Buffalo Bill and the Indians
The White Buffalo
Conan The Barbarian
The Dead Zone
We will never see his like again in this world - and woe is us.