Tag Archives: Robert De Niro

“The Green Ripper”

During the course of his life, prolific author John D. MacDonald, wrote novels and short stories, many of which dealt with crime and suspense. The estimated sales of MacDonald’s work are 70 million books sold. Although born in Pennsylvania, the … Continue reading

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“The Irishman”

The beginning of the compelling and engrossing movie “The Irishman,” opens with a long tracking shot, through an assisted living facility, as the 1956 song “In the Still of the Night” by “The Five Satins” plays, before the camera focuses … Continue reading

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“Joker”

In the film “Joker,” Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here) is an unemployed, and mentally unbalanced man. He makes a living, and barely, at that, by performing as a clown at different … Continue reading

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“De Palma – A Documentary Spanning The Director’s Career”

“I was really into low-budget horror movies when I was young. Then I started discovering De Palma’s stuff. You could describe a lot of his earlier movies as horror, Body Double, Carrie, Dressed to Kill, The Fury, but there was … Continue reading

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“De Niro’s & Scorsese’s first teaming, “Mean Streets,” is must see viewing for serious movie fans.”

The movie “Mean Streets” was not only a landmark film in both the careers of Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese (Casino) and two time Academy Award winning actor Robert De Niro (The Godfather: Part II), but it was also … Continue reading

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“Silver Linings Playbook”

The thoroughly engaging, 122 minute film, “Silver Linings Playbook,” which is a skillful mix of comedy, drama, and romance, premiered on September 8, 2012 at the Toronto International Film Festival. Made for a budget of approximately twenty-one million dollars, the … Continue reading

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