April 24, 2015 10:33 AM EDT

In his 35 years at TIME, Richard Corliss—the influential film critic who died on Thursday at age 71—produced dozens of cover stories, from a look at the television show Dallas to a tribute to the late Robin Williams. Along the way, he turned to vegetarianism, yoga and, most of all, the movies. Here are 15 of our favorite TIME covers for Richard Corliss stories.

Read more about Richard Corliss’s life and work here

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