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Kurt Russell Weekend - Backdraft (1991)

Director: Ron Howard

Writer: Gregory Widen (Screenplay)

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Glen, Rebecca De Mornay… 526 more words



So once again we had that hapless, no talent boob, Bobby DeNiro opening his mouth to prove yet again that being a big-time actor requires very few, if any brains.  1,054 more words

Hollyweird Hypocrites

Mean Streets (1973)

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. (IMDb)

Aesthetically, the rawness (complimented by a rocking soundtrack) is refreshing and captivating (aside from the jarringly rough-around-the-edges sound editing), as dynamic, intimate, and largely handheld camerawork follows our characters around and lends the whole thing an air of stark realism. 33 more words

Robert De Niro Attacks Trump, Says He Will Not Be 'Silent in the Face of Such Villainy'

On the same night Donald Trump made his first official visit to Los Angeles since taking office, Robert De Niro ripped into the president from across town on Tuesday at an event for the Fulfillment Fund, an L.A.-based organization promoting higher education. 522 more words


A Chat with Glenn Slater: Giving Voice to Belmont Avenue

 Reprinted with permission from OnStage Blog (March 8, 2018)

Alan Ashkinaze

Twitter: @broadwaycritic1

“I had a very specific role in the show: to be the person who listened,”  847 more words

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The Netflix Bin: "Goodfellas"

In “The Netflix Bin”, I scour the scores of real gems, awful crap and Nicolas Cage movies on the streaming service, and pick out whatever I want from it. 1,013 more words

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Angel Heart (1987)

Director: Alan Parker.
Starring. Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet, Robert De Niro. USA. 1h 53m.

In the dark final scenes of Angel Heart, after you’ve picked your jaw up and shaken the last hour and 1 hour 53 minutes out of your system the sweat dries, the blood and dust settles and it’s all quite simple to understand but it certainly didn’t’ feel that way only moments before and you begin to feel silly for not seeing all the warning signs as the detective story turns into a dark occult nightmare. 686 more words

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