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  • At 40 Years Old, 'The Godfather' Has a Profound and Complicated Legacy

    04/12/2012 10:21:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    NorthJersey.com ^ | SUNDAY MARCH 18, 2012 | JIM BECKERMAN
    Once, it was thought of as the gangster movie to end all gangster movies. Before he played Don Corleone, Marlon Brando had been all but written off after several flops. But of course that's exactly what "The Godfather," which opened in New Jersey 40 years ago this Saturday, was not. Instead, it was the gangster movie that began all gangster movies, at least as we know them now: not just its own sequels, "The Godfather: Part II" and "The Godfather: Part III," but also "Goodfellas," "Donnie Brasco," "Analyze This," "Scarface," "The Freshman," "Prizzi's Honor" and "Married to the Mob," not...
  • Al Pacino: `I Was Nearly Fired From The Godfather`

    12/07/2010 12:06:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 154 replies · 1+ views
    Monsters and Critics ^ | Dec 7, 2010 | Grant Hodgson
    Al Pacino has told how he was nearly fired from his iconic role as Michael Corleone in The Godfather and said he hasn't defeated his alcoholism, but 'just doesn't drink'. The 70-year-old Oscar winner also told CNN's Larry King how Marlon Brando's support helped keep him in the career-making Godfather film. Talking about working with Brando and nearly being fired from The Godfather, he said, 'Brando was a source of inspiration. 'It was unnerving playing with him in Godfather. But he was good to me. He was sensitive to me. 'They thought I was wrong for Michael and they were...
  • Al Pacino Wins Emmy Award for Movie on Euthanasia Advocate Jack Kevorkian

    08/30/2010 9:42:22 AM PDT · by julieee · 18 replies · 1+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | August 30, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Al Pacino Wins Emmy Award for Movie on Euthanasia Advocate Jack Kevorkian Hollywood, CA -- In another example of the Hollywood elite glorifying those actors and films that promote anti-life values, Al Pacino won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Jack Kevorkian in the HBO film, "You Don't Know Jack." Pacino portrayed the assisted suicide crusader who was eventually jailed for killing a disabled man in a televised euthanasia. http://LifeNews.com/bio3154.html
  • The Politically Incorrect Americanism of (Jessica) Alba, Pacino, and Arnold

    06/19/2007 12:27:58 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 84 replies · 9,348+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/19/2007 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Hablas Espanol? Jessica Alba doesn’t. Is there anything wrong with that? Apparently so. The third-generation American and actress is under fire this week from fellow Latinos for comments she made to Para Todos magazine: Alba is my last name and I'm proud of that. But that's it. My grandparents were born in California, the same as my parents, and though I may be proud of my last name, I'm American. Throughout my whole life, I've never felt connected to one particular race or heritage, nor did I feel accepted by any. If you break it down, I'm less Latina than...
  • Al Pacino is to play Salvador Dali

    01/22/2007 2:00:31 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 24 replies · 465+ views
    rte.ie ^ | January 19, 2007
    Al Pacino is to play Salvador Dali in a new film which will begin shooting this summer. Variety reports that 'Dali & I' will be directed by Andrew Niccol, who previously worked with Pacino on the film 'S1m0ne'. The film is based on the Stan Lauryssen book 'Dali and I' and explored the latter years of the artist's life. Shooting begins in New York and Spain in June.
  • GOP Rally cry!

    07/21/2004 6:29:11 PM PDT · by Swamiji · 445+ views
    GOP needs an inspiring moment at the upcoming convention!