Massimo Bottura, whose Italian restaurant was dubbed the best in the world earlier this year, is teaming up with actor Robert De Niro to open a new eatery in an unexpected locale: The Bronx.   At least, that's what a report by Eater would have you believe—and a post on the chef's Instagram feed (above) seems to confirm it: "Planning the new...

Robert De Niro may best be known as an Oscar-winning actor, but in a new documentary he takes on the role of a devoted son as he spotlights his own artist father, Robert Sr, for his influential but not well-known works in the New York City abstract expressionist art movement. De Niro, 70, who won Oscars for his lead role in "Raging Bull" and his s...

Robert De Niro ha compiuto lo scorso 17 agosto 70 anni e da Frattura, comune di origine dei suoi genitori, gli giungono gli auguri ed un invito per il cinquantennale della Regione di origine dei suoi genitori.   "Italiano, ma per tutti noi, in fondo, soprattutto molisanotra i nomi più importanti, più emozionanti che la nostra regione possa v...

by Ronan Breathnach While filming The Godfather Part II Robert de Niro began reading the autobiography of an Italian American middleweight boxer from the Bronx. Captivated by the story of Jake LaMotta, de Niro began the long process that would eventually see Raging Bull brought to cinematic life.   The first stop was to de Niro's close fr...

Tra le mura abbandonate di una Ellis Island coperta di neve, sotto un cielo livido e una Manhattan vicinissima ma troppo lontana, il silenzio è scalfito solo da poche frasi, la voce di Robert De Niro che si aggira nei corridoi deserti, tra i ritratti dei tanti passati per quelle stanze, milioni di persone.   "Sono venuto qui per avere una ca...

The U. S. is not only hamburgers and potato chips. They are starting to appreciate pasta as 77percent of Americans have it at least once a week, and 33 percent of them eats it three times a week. Some celebrities openly declared they are in favour of a pasta-based meal as it is healthy, environmentally friendly and promotes a well-balanced nutritio...

New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the lineup of productions set for its 2015-16 season.   The season will open with Bandstand, a world-premiere musical, featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Oberacker and Robert Taylor.   Read more   Source: http://www.theatermania.com/  

by David McCormack   The stars of Martin Scorsese's classic 1990 gangster film Goodfellas reunited in New York on Saturday night for a very special 25th anniversary screening of the movie which brought the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival to a close. Stars Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino were all in attendance...

It’s generally agreed that the most popular Italian-American in Hollywood were from the seventies and the eighties. That’s because they were often first generation from immigrant parents and the link to their roots still very well regarded in their life.   Younger generations often have it in the name but sometime they have lost touch with m...

The short film CHILD K, based on a little known page in history which was the first case of Genetic and Ethnic Cleansing in Germany, which lead the horrific stigma of what was to be the Holocaust, has met the preliminary requirement for the 2015 Best Live Action Short Film Oscar selection. Produced by Colorado Film, and Dinamo Film with the contri...