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Al Pacino’s Top Ten performances to date

More or less ever since winning an Oscar for Best Actor in Scent of a Woman, Al Pacino has seen less than his fair share of top notch roles. Luckily though, that drought ends this week with David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, which features Pacino doing easily his best work in[...]

Sidney Lumet, 86, passes away

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sidney Lumet, Oscar-nominated director of such classics as “Dog Day Afternoon,” “Network” and “12 Angry Men,” has passed away. He was 86. Born in Philadelphia, Lumet began his career with Off-Broadway productions before graduating to TV and film work in the 1950s and 60s. He was most prolific[...]

Dino De Laurentiis dies in Los Angeles at age 91

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The film industry lost a giant this morning. Italian media outlets are reporting that legendary producer Dino De Laurentiis died in Los Angeles. The Oscar winner was 91. It is staggering, the list of classic films De Laurentiis ushered to the screen over his decades-spanning film career. “La Strada,” his[...]