Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel at New York screening of “The Irishman.” Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Martin Scorsese Cinematic Icons Bring The Irishman to Life Adding to Their Catalog of Mob Mayhem by Brad Balfour While master actor Robert De Niro and director Martin Scorsese have separately established voluminous and highly praised careers, their work together has stirred hurrahs that have made them Olympians of cinema. Whether it was
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) Starring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning, Damon Herriman, Austin Butler, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Luke Perry, Al Pacino, Nicholas Hammond, Spencer Garrett, Mike Moh, Lena Dunham, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Kurt Russell, Timothy Olyphant, Zoë Bell, James Marsden, Michael Madsen, James Remar and Brenda Vaccaro. Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Distri
Hangman HANGMAN (2017) Starring Karl Urban, Al Pacino, Brittany Snow, Joe Anderson, Sarah Shahi, Michael Papajohn, Chelle Ramos, Jules Haven, Jermaine Rivers, Odessa Rae, Stephanie Enderby, Steve Coulter, Matt Mercurio, Sydney Shea Barker, Sloane Warren, Dwayne Boyd, Katelyn Farrugia, Scott Parks and Michael Rose. Screenplay by Charles Huttinger and Michael Caissie. Directed by Johnny Martin. Distributed by Saban Films. 98 minutes. Rated R. It’s been a long while since seeing
Listen to Me, Marlon LISTEN TO ME, MARLON (2015) Featuring footage of Marlon Brando, Christian Brando, Cheyenne Brando, Anna Kashfi, Tarita Teriipia, Vivienne Leigh, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Francis Ford Coppola, Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Lee J. Cobb, Bernardo Bertolucci, Maria Schneider, David Niven, Susanna York, Stella Adler and Bob Crane. Written by Stevan Riley. Directed by Stevan Riley. Distributed by Passion Pictures. 102 minutes. Not Rated. Marl
Danny Collins DANNY COLLINS (2015) Starring Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Garner, Bobby Cannavale, Giselle Eisenberg, Melissa Benoist, Josh Peck, Katarina Cas, Thomas Smith, Eric Schneider and Don Was. Screenplay by Dan Fogelman. Directed by Dan Fogelman. Distributed by Bleecker Street Pictures. 106 minutes. Rated R. It has been way too long since Al Pacino has received a role worthy of his talents. It is somewhat surprising that this feel-good c
Interstellar INTERSTELLAR (2015) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Mackenzie Foy, David Oyelowo, Collette Wolfe, Topher Grace, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, Timothée Chalamet, William Devane and the voices of Bill Irwin and Josh Stewart. Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. 169 minutes. Rated PG-13.
Nebraska NEBRASKA (2013) Starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, Rance Howard, Mary Louise Wilson, Angela McEwan, Tim Driscoll, Devin Ratray, Kevin Kunkel, Missy Doty, Ronald Vosta, Glendora Stitt, Elizabeth Moore, Dennis McCoig and Ronald Vosta. Screenplay by Bob Nelson. Directed by Alexander Payne. Distributed by Paramount Vantage. 115 minutes. Rated R. Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s. However, somehow, he never qu
Andrew Niccol with Nicolas Cage and Ethan Hawke on the set of “Lord of War.” Andrew Niccol The Art of Lord of War by Jay S. Jacobs New Zealand-born writer-director Andrew Niccol has been the brains behind some of the most mind-bending films in recent years. Though he was not the director of his first screenplay, the critically acclaimed The Truman Show, he has since had the opportunity to create and helm such fascinating visions as Gattaca (with Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman) a