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Al Pacino Injures His Eye On ‘Stand Up Guys’ Set

Al Pacino was treated by medics on the set of his new movie Stand Up Guys after hurting his eye in an explosive gun-wielding scene. The Scarface legend has teamed up with fellow veteran star Chr…Read More >
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Al Pacino’s Broadway Opening In David Mamet’s ‘China Doll’ Delayed Two Weeks

The producers of David Mamet 's new play China Doll , starring Al Pacino , have moved the opening back two weeks, to December 4th from November 19th. That means that for two additional weeks, including the lucrative Thanksgiving holiday weekend when tourists buy out tickets to almost anything on Broadway, China Doll will continue to command post-opening prices as high as $550 per ticket in the secondary market without having been reviewed or given an official press opening. Continue reading

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Al Pacino To Play Joe Paterno?

Al Pacino is in talks to play former college football coach Joe Paterno in a biopic, according to a new report. Paterno lost his battle with lung cancer on January 22nd, aged 85, and he was remem…Read More >
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The world economy: Pulled back in

BY THE time the third film in a franchise comes around, it is not just audiences that may be getting restive; the characters themselves have been known to complain. It is his inability to put the sins of screenplays past behind him that gives Al Pacino's Michael Corleone the most memorable line in "The Godfather: Part III": "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!" As with anti-heroes in sequels, so with the world's debt crisis; seeming conclusions serve only to set the narrative off in new directions. Continue reading

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Prepare To Be Tempted: The 12 Best Portrayals Of The Devil In The Movies

The Devil is always trying to tempt people to sell their souls, and when he comes in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, who starred as the prince, er, princess of darkness in the 2000 remake of Bedazzle…Read More >
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Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune review: Romance loses spark

You might have encountered Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune through the 1991 film adaptation, from Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall. The movie gave the quiet two-hander an extreme makeover, glamming it up into a Hollywood rom-com starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer, and adding a large supporting cast and more overt humour. Continue reading

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HBO’s ‘Phil Spector,’ Starring Al Pacino & Helen Mirren, To Air March 24

HBO's "Phil Spector" debutes Sunday, March 24, on HBO. Written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet, the film centers on the relationship between legend…Read More >
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