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20 Things You Never Knew About 'Heat'

By Joe Robberson on
The 20th anniversary of Michael Mann's crime thriller is here.Read Full Story

10 Things That Will Change the Way You See 'Goodfellas'

By Joe Robberson on
For the great gangster film's 25th anniversary, watch it with a new perspective.Read Full Story

The Top 30 Gangsters in Film Since 'The Godfather' with Little Explanation

By Joe Robberson on
We've combed the genre to pull the most memorable mob bosses and enforcers since 1974.Read Full Story

Determining the Greatest Acting Streaks of All Time

By Darrick Thomas on
(Getty)Do anything long enough and there's bound to be a few missteps along the way. That's certainly true for the film industry. Even great actors make bad movies, which makes it difficult to¬†definitively determine the "greatest actor of all time." But to even be in that conversation, an actor has to have a peak, an infallible stretch in his career where everything he touches turns to gold. Very few stars can string together a collection of critically acclaimed movies without having a dud...Read Full Story

What's New in Theaters This Weekend: February 1, 2013

By Joe Robberson on
From left: Christopher Walken, Al Pacino, Teresa Palmer, Nicholas Hoult, Sylvester Stallone. (Photos by: Getty Images, Pacific Coast News)With so many R-rated films in theaters recently, our box office expert, Jeff Bock, expects the PG-13 genre-bending zombie romance Warm Bodies to own the weekend. "Kids are still clamoring for cheap thrills amidst all the football hoopla and awards hype... so expect the teen-friendly zombie pic Warm Bodies to take a big ol' juicy bite out of the box office...Read Full Story

Al Pacino Set to Play Disgraced Penn State Coach in New Joe Paterno Biopic

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: Getty Images)In Hollywood, there's no such thing as "too soon." Every momentous news event is fodder for screenplays, and the turnaround time from real-life to big screen adaptation is becoming shorter and shorter. Which is why news of a movie surrounding the life of Joe Paterno shouldn't come as a shock (even though many of the Penn State faithful in "Happy Valley" are up in arms about the project. The Paterno biopic has tentatively signed Hollywood legend Al Pacino to play the late...Read Full Story

Screening Room: Pattinson Set to Take Cannes by Storm; 'Catching Fire' Lands Its Director

By Joe Robberson on
(Getty Images, PacificCoastNews) Trailer of the WeekCosmopolisWhen Robert Pattinson landed the role of Eric Packer in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, a face was given to a character who might best be described as a nonentity. Packer, the hero of Don DeLillo's novel, which the film is adapted from, is an amalgamation of obsession, greed, power, and failure. He is a fascinating character, wealthy beyond imagination, yet contemptuous of people and even technology. Cosmopolis is his story, and his...Read Full Story

Al Pacino, 'You Don't Know Jack' Emmy

By Livingly Staff on
The iconic Al Pacino won an Emmy last night. He took home the prize for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie'.Al Pacino was subdued as he accepted his second Emmy (his first was in 2003). He called it an "honor" to play the part of Jack Kevorkian and pointed him out in the audience.Jimmy Fallon was last night's host.¬† So far, he's recieved mostly positive review.¬† More on Al Pacino Al Pacino Films Coffee CommercialAl Pacino mesmerizes in "Merchant of Venice"Al Pacino Pictures...Read Full Story

Al Pacino Films Coffee Commercial

By Olivia on
Vittoria Coffee is one lucky brand, having landed one of the most legendary actors in the world to represent their java. Al Pacino was spotted laughing on the set of a commercial he's shooting for the company, looking cool in some aviator-style shades. Rumor has it Pacino has another exciting role ahead of him, too. Accoring to The Guardian, he's Martin Scorcese's first pick to play famous singer Frank Sinatra in a new biopic by the renowned director. The role hasn't been confirmed just yet...Read Full Story