The Irishman is Martin Scorsese’s saga of organized crime post-World War II as seen through the eyes of hustler and hitman Frank Sheeran. In theaters now, The Irishman will premiere on Netflix on November 27th.
Tag: Robert DeNiro
Robert De Niro – Academy Award®-winning actor, producer and director – has been named the 56th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. The 56th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 19, 2020.
The Alec Baldwin show – a one-hour weekly talk show that ‘gives viewers a front-row seat to in-depth, intimate and candid one-on-one conversations’ – premieres on Sunday, October 14th (10:01/9:01C). In the season premiere, Alec sits down with Robert DeNiro and Taraji P. Henson. Future guests include Jeff Bridges, RuPaul, Kerry Washington, Robert F. Kennedy […]
Robert DeNiro plays Jackie Burke – an insult comic who had a hit sitcom back in the day – is trying to make a comeback, but there’s a hitch. Jackie assaulted a guy who was taping his act in a club and is sentenced to community service. On the bright side, while serving his sentence […]
An insult comic who used to have a hit TV show, Jackie Burke may be a comedy icon, but no one wants him to reinvent himself. Which is unfortunate because it leads to his assaulting a guy who tries to tape his insult comedy routine and sticks him with community service. On the plus side, […]
Dirty Grandpa finds an earnest corporate lawyer being persuaded to drive his grandpa to Florida the day after his grandma’s funeral – and a week before his own wedding. If the movie’s title, TV spots and online trailers haven’t made it clear, Dirty Grandpa is a loud, crazy, vulgar farce that attempts to mix crudity […]
When Vaughn is denied a $300,000 favor by gangster/casino owner Pope, he plans and executes a heist that – as is the usual case in these things – goes awry. The manner in which it goes awry forces him and his team to take a city bus and hold its passengers hostage – leaving him […]
Warner Bros.’ The Intern stars Anne Hathaway as Jules, a woman who has created a company that – in a year-and-a-half – has blossomed from her home to a cool office in a prestigious building and has 250 employees. Ben is a 70-year old retiree with ‘a hole in my life that I need to […]
Luc Besson is a master of taking different genres and infusing them with whimsy. With The Family he applies that gift to the mob movie with mostly successful results. Too bad it’s the last fifteen minutes that veer off into a whole ‘nother movie.
Imagine the ultimate movie boxing match: Rocky vs. The Raging Bull. Now think of them as thirty years past their prime. In a nutshell, that’s Warner Brothers’ Grudge Match – the Expendables of sports movies. Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen (Robert DeNiro) and Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp (Sylvester Stallone) fought twice back in the day, each winning […]
The central conceit of Limitless is this: what would happen if there was a drug that could literally allow a person to use 100% of their brain? According to current scientific belief, we only use 10-20%, maximum. Eddie Morra [Bradley Cooper] is a struggling writer. He hasn’t written a word of his novel, but he’s […]