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Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies lack ‘genuine emotional danger’

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies lack ‘genuine emotional danger’

Martin Scorsese has continued his critique of Marvel movies claiming the blockbusters lack "revelation, mystery or genuine emotional danger". The legendary director sparked debate last month by dismissing the comic book franchise as "not cinema" and comparing the films to "theme parks". And now Scorsese has expanded on his criticisms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe i... »

The Irishman wins big at Hollywood Film Awards

The Irishman wins big at Hollywood Film Awards

‘The Irishman’ was the big winner at the Hollywood Film Awards, picking up three prizes. Al Pacino took home the Supporting Actor accolade at the ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday night (03.11.19), and he thanked his co-star Robert De Niro for helping him secure the role of Jimmy Hoffa with director Martin Scorsese. Recalling how he got the pa... »

Charlize Theron recalls life-changing role as she wins Career prize at Hollywood Film Awards

Charlize Theron recalls life-changing role as she wins Career prize at Hollywood Film Awards

Charlize Theron says her role in 2003 movie ‘Monster’ changed her life forever, as she picked up the Hollywood Career Achievement Award at the Hollywood Film Awards. The 44-year-old star was presented with the prize by Nicole Kidman – who won the same accolade at last year’s event – at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday night (03.11.19), ... »

Anna Paquin found it ‘special’ working with Martin Scorsese

Anna Paquin found it ‘special’ working with Martin Scorsese

Anna Paquin says it was a "special" experience to get to work alongside Martin Scorsese on ‘The Irishman’. The Oscar-winning actress stars in the legendary director’s latest film, a Mafia drama which boasts a star-studded cast that includes Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. When shooting the project Pacquin realised that it was probably a once-in-a... »

Martin Scorsese defends ‘Netflix’ decision

Martin Scorsese defends ‘Netflix’ decision

Martin Scorsese has defended his decision to partner with Netflix on his new movie ‘The Irishman’. The streaming service financed Scorsese’s new Mafia drama, which seems him reunited with long-time collaborators Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci and also stars Al Pacino, Anna Pacquin, Harvey Keitel and Stephen Graham. Netflix acquired the rights to the film after traditional studios re... »

Al Pacino turned down role in Apocalypse Now

Al Pacino turned down role in Apocalypse Now

Al Pacino turned down a role in ‘Apocalypse Now’ because he wasn’t in the "right space" for going away on a location shoot. The Hollywood legend was offered the part of Captain Benjamin Willard by director Francis Ford Coppola in his Vietnam War epic, which was released to critical acclaim in 1979. Although Pacino was flattered to be considered for the part he didn̵... »

Robert De Niro in talks for Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon

Robert De Niro in talks for Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon

Robert De Niro is in talks to star in Martin Scorsese’s next film. The 75-year-old Hollywood star and the 76-year-old director are set to work together on their 10th movie when they reunite for ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, which is based on the best-selling book by David Grann. Robert will join Leonardo DiCaprio, 43, in the movie, which Scorsese will direct from a script written... »

Al Pacino joins The Hunt

Al Pacino joins The Hunt

Al Pacino is set to make his debut appearance in a TV drama. The 78-year-old actor is about to sign on the dotted line for 10-episode series ‘The Hunt’, which is being made by Amazon and will follow a diverse group of Nazi Hunters living in New York City in 1977. In the show, the team of hunters discover that hundreds of high ranking German Nazi officials have made the city their home ... »

Martin Scorsese praises brave Netflix for backing The Irishman

Martin Scorsese praises brave Netflix for backing The Irishman

Martin Scorsese praised brave Netflix for "taking risks" on independent films. The 76-year-old director has credited the streaming service with taking a chance on funding his upcoming new movie ‘The Irishman’, which is a biographical crime drama looking at labor union leader and alleged Bufalino crime family hitman Frank Sheeran. Speaking at the Marrakech Film Festival over t... »

Al Pacino to star in King Lear

Al Pacino to star in King Lear

Al Pacino is set to star in ‘King Lear’. The 78-year-old Hollywood icon might be revered for his performance as Michael Corleone in ‘The Godfather’ trilogy, but he will take on another of the industry’s most coveted roles, as he’s been cast as the titular monarch in the new film adaptation of the Shakespeare play. ‘King Lear’ is to be directed by Mic... »

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