ROBERT DE NIRO RETROSPECTIVE

Robert De Niro is indisputably one of the greatest motion picture actors of our time.  Early in his movie career, De Niro made his reputation playing explosive characters, he frequently transformed himself physically to humanize people who lived on margins of society.  As he has matured, Mr. De Niro has shown his more subtle talents […]

“RUNNING SCARED” 35th ANNIVERSARY

After a near-death experience on a bust gone wrong, two wise-cracking Chicago detectives flee to sunny Key West where they decide to retire and buy a bar. All they have to do is put away one last bad guy  – who happens to want them dead. The movie is “Running Scared” (1986), the detectives are […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHIRLEY MACLAINE

When we meet her, she is a uniformed elevator girl in a Midtown Manhattan office building, her lift is the only thing in her life she can control.  Or perhaps we see her on a Paris sidewalk; a “working girl” who’s emerald-green tights match her shear blouse and underwear.  Or maybe, she is an eccentric […]