April 25, 2021 8:06 am
Said to be inspired by a true story, the premise of Donnie Brasco is predictable enough. What elevates it are the performances, especially by Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. It is a cinephile's delight to witness the two create magic on screen, since Johnny was then starting to peak, and Al, already a legend, was looking for something exciting.
November 08, 2020 3:04 pm
Heat has many great moments of action and emotion, but everything falls short in front of that one sequence featuring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. The historic coffee shop scene. It was the first time we saw the two acting giants share screen space.
August 26, 2020 11:02 am
The camera angles, the narrative (based on Mario Puzo's bestselling novel of the same name), the performances, the editing, the score -- at no point were these varied departments of filmmaking inharmonious. Like a lovely orchestra group, each unit of cinema supported the other, thereby finally giving us this masterclass of a film.
February 25, 2020 3:25 pm
Hunters, which features veteran actor Al Pacino and Logan Lerman in the lead, is about a group of Nazi hunters who track down and kill several SS soldiers hiding out in the United States.
February 22, 2020 7:28 am
Often, it’s the idea that keeps us going. This holds true for Hunters. The very idea of Nazis being delivered the fate they meted out to so many Jews is seductive and fantastical to the point of being taboo. As Pacino says in the show — “Revenge is the best revenge”.
February 16, 2020 6:25 pm
Set in 1977 New York City, the story follows Al Pacino's character and other Nazi hunters who discover and work to stop a plot by a group of high-ranking Nazi officers who plan to create a Fourth Reich in the US.
February 03, 2020 2:17 pm
On the red carpet of BAFTA awards, Al Pacino said he would like to play Hamlet someday as it is one of those characters he hasn't dealt with yet.
January 23, 2020 9:26 am
When members of the Television Critics Association gather each January to preview upcoming programs and hear from those who make them, the result can be a kind of exotic celebrity zoo.
December 04, 2019 8:02 pm
The Oscars will take place on February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
November 28, 2019 1:43 pm
With the long-awaited arrival of the Martin Scorsese drama The Irishman on Netflix on Wednesday, it’s a good time to explain who’s who in the crowded story.
November 27, 2019 11:53 am
The Irishman stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Ray Romano in significant parts. The Martin Scorsese directorial will begin streaming on Netflix today.
January 08, 2016 3:13 pm
Here are the nominees for Best Actor at 73rd Golden Globes, which will be held on January 10th, 2016.