At this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro hosted friend and collaborator Martin Scorsese for a freewheeling conversation about the director’s career. They discussed his titles ranging from their 1982 flop The King of Comedy (and how it was resuscitated by film culture) to Scorsese’s massive success with Leonardo DiCaprio in 2013’s The Wo...

Martin Scorsese, born in Queens, New York, grew up in Manhattan’s Little Italy. During this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Talk with actor Robert De Niro, the filmmaker described this particular pocket of the city as the intersection of “the Italian-Americans, the Sicilians, the Neapolitans… not necessarily in the Bronx or the West Side, but the East...

Revered film legend Robert De Niro has been setting Hollywood ablaze with his talent and charisma for the last half-century. Lucky for us, he shows no signs of stopping. It’s pretty safe to say that an essential piece of every cinephile’s collection must include that classic yellow poster of De Niro starring in the 1976 film, “Taxi Driver.” Which,...

Lillo Brancato Jr leans over the table at a beloved pizza joint in Yonkers and bows his shaved head slightly, pointing out a nasty scar behind his left ear on the back of his scalp. It’s about an inch and a half long and jagged; he got it when he jumped from a moving car almost 15 years ago, irrationally convinced his friends were out to get him as...

We’re going to ask you to don your thinking caps for a minute with this question: Name a better director/actor tandem in Hollywood history than Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. Go on. We’ll wait. De Niro’s best movie roles almost completely overlap with Scorsese’s legendary films. You might be able to argue Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackso...

As several of the characters tell you several times, "This is a Bronx tale." It's also a bit of a West Side Story, with a toke of Jersey Boys, but that comes later. Whatever it is, it's at the Golden Gate Theatre through December 23. A Bronx Tale has been a "family" affair for decades. This musical adaptation is its next evolutionary step following...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7PM EDT. The Metropolitan Club - 1 East 60th Street. New York City. American Academy in Rome Fall Gala. Honoring Robert De Niro, presented by Robert Storr. An evening celebrating the unique interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts and humanities that happens every day at the American Academy in Rome. Gala Co-Chairs:...

On September 29, 1993, the now-defunct Savoy Pictures distributed the coming-of-age crime drama A Bronx Tale, starring Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri. It was based on a one-man show Palminteri had started performing in Los Angeles in 1989, and then performed it Off-Broadway the same year. Palminteri ended up writing the screenplay and using it...

The North American tour of A Bronx Tale, directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, has begun rehearsals ahead of performances set to begin in Rochester, New York, on October 14. The company features 10 alumni from the Broadway production. Heading the cast are Joe Barbara as Sonny, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Joey Barreiro as Calogero, Michelle Ar...

Casting has been announced for the North American tour of A Bronx Tale, directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks. The company will feature 10 alumni from the Broadway production. Heading the cast are Joe Barbara as Sonny, Richard H. Blake as Lorenzo, Joey Barreiro as Calogero, Michelle Aravena as Rosina, Brianna-Marie Bell as Jane, Antonio Beverly...