- Gene Seymour: Robert Osborne was courtly, knowledgeable and a perfect film tour guide
- Every person who's ever found comfort or joy from a vintage film owes Osborne a debt
Gene Seymour is a film critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and The Washington Post. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Robert Osborne, who died Monday at 84, was so much more than the de facto chief anchor for Turner Classic Movies.