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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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Sean Penn (left) and Al Pacino in Brian De Palma’s “Carlito’s Way.”

"Carlito's Way": Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" has become a rock-solid American classic on the order of "The Godfather." Less known and sadly neglected is "Carlito's Way," Brian De Palma's tour de force starring Al Pacino as a Puerto Rican criminal trying to go straight as a discotheque owner in the 1970s. Continue reading

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Gru & His Minions Are Back With Cool Cars, Gadgets And More In New ‘Despicable Me 2’ Trailer

It's almost time for Minion madness again as super-villain Gru (Steve Carell) and his three adopted daughters get set to embark on a whole new adventure in Despicable Me 2. "Gru's back in the game…Read More >
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Nudity not welcome: Cairo Film Festival guests not a fan of ‘Danny Collins’

The screening of the movie "Danny Collins" at Cairo International Film Festival witnessed a low audience turnout and many others left the theater during the movie because of uncensored nude scenes. "Danny Collins" stars Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner, Annette Bening, Christopher Plummer and Bobby Cannavale. Continue reading

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‘Despicable Me 2’ Producers Race To Complete Film After Al Pacino Drops Out

Al Pacino has pulled out of his voiceover role in Despicable Me 2, prompting the film's producers to scramble to get the film ready for its July 3 release. Pacino, who replaced Javier Bardem as ne…Read More >
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Armani dresses Pacino on Broadway

Rome, November 18 – Giorgio Armani has dressed the world of Mikey Ross, the millionaire played by Al Pacino in the new David Mamet comedy on Broadway, China Doll. In collaboration with Tony award-winning costume designer Jess Goldstein, Armani created clothing for Pacino in his role as Ross, who in the show is ready to give up everything for his young girlfriend until a telephone call changes his plans. Continue reading

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