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8 items from 2017


‘Miracle On 42nd Street’ Trailer: Alicia Keys and Larry David Remember the Building that Changed New York — Exclusive

18 October 2017 9:16 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Miracle on 42nd Street” is a documentary detailing the story of the iconic apartment complex in Manhattan that was home to several artists during the late 1970s: The Manhattan Plaza.

The hour-long film will have its world premiere on November 11 during the Doc NYC festival. It is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor and Bronx native Chazz Palminteri, best known for his roles in “Bullets Over Broadway” and “The Usual Suspects.”

Related:doc NYC Announces Its Awards Short List, Including ‘Icarus,’ ‘Jane,’ and ‘Strong Island

Miracle on 42nd Street” depicts a time in which New York City was experiencing a profound financial crisis. Originally planned to be a luxurious apartment building, the Manhattan Plaza was repurposed to provide subsidized housing for artists, and thus it became a residential beacon of hope for people working in the performing arts in the late ’70s.

Apart from revitalizing the theater district around Times Square, the Manhattan »

- Alberto Achar

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Review: "Innocent Blood" (1992) Directed By John Landis; Starring Anne Parillaud And Anthony Lagpaglia; Warner Archive Blu-ray

18 October 2017 6:55 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Fred Blosser 

The Warner Archive Collection has released John Landis’ “Innocent Blood” (1992) in a new, remastered Blu-ray edition.  The Blu-ray incorporates two minutes of footage that appeared in overseas prints but were not included in previous U.S. releases. The film opens with a montage of the Pittsburgh skyline after dark, scored with Jackie Wilson’s lush 1960 ballad, “Night.” French vampire Marie (Anne Parillaud, in a lengthy nude scene) sits alone in her hotel room, deliberating on where to find her next sanguinary meal. She opens a newspaper to an article about a local Mafia crew headed by Sal “The Shark” Macelli and smiles: “I thought -- what about Italian?” She allows herself to be picked up by one of Sal’s henchmen, Tony (Chazz Palminteri), whose CD player is loaded with Sinatra discs. Just as Tony thinks she’s going to have sex with him, she chomps into »

- nospam@example.com (Cinema Retro)

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Gotti Trailer: John Travolta Is the Teflon Don

26 September 2017 5:38 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Discover the man who showed the world who's boss in a new trailer & teaser poster from director Kevin Connolly's Gotti. Starring John Travolta as infamous crime boss John Gotti, the upcoming true story about the most notorious gangster of our generation opens in select theaters & on demand December 15. After years in development, fans finally get to see what John Travolta looks like as the infamous John Gotti.

Gotti follows crime boss John Gotti's (John Travolta) rise to become the "Teflon Don" of the Gambino Crime Family in New York City. Spanning three decades and recounted by his son John Jr. (Spencer Lofranco), Gotti examines Gotti's tumultuous life as he and his wife (Kelly Preston) attempt to hold the family together amongst tragedy and multiple prison sentences. The film will be released by Lionsgate Premiere in theaters and on demand on December 15, 2017, with the trailer debuting on Lionsgate YouTube today. »

- MovieWeb

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Sara Bareilles Passes Out Pie at the Tony Awards as Kevin Spacey Pitches a 'Usual Suspects' Musical

11 June 2017 8:35 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Let them eat...pie!

Sara Bareilles had her own viral moment at the 2017 Tony Awards on Sunday.

Dressed in a blue waitress outfit, the 37-year-old singer passed out pie to the audience as host Kevin Spacey was talking on stage.

Related: Exclusive: Kevin Spacey Jokes He's Drinking 'Heavily' Before Star-Studded Tony Awards Opening Number

"What's going on down there?" Spacey asked.

"Oh just, every awards show passes out snacks," Bareilles replied.

"Sara, no," the House of Cards actor said. "Tony nominees do not pass out pie. It's just not done."

The singer laughed and added, "They do when they're promoting their musical, Waitress, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre!"

"No, no, no, Sara, I'm sorry. We're not doing the whole awards show food thing. It's been done to death," Spacey quipped.

More: 2017 Tony Awards: The Complete Winners List

They were then interrupted by a fellow from the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway show who proceeded to hand »

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Sara Bareilles Passes Out Pie at the Tony Awards as Kevin Spacey Pitches a 'Usual Suspects' Musical

11 June 2017 8:35 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Let them eat...pie!

Sara Bareilles had her own viral moment at the 2017 Tony Awards on Sunday.

Dressed in a blue waitress outfit, the 37-year-old singer passed out pie to the audience as host Kevin Spacey was talking on stage.

Related: Exclusive: Kevin Spacey Jokes He's Drinking 'Heavily' Before Star-Studded Tony Awards Opening Number

"What's going on down there?" Spacey asked.

"Oh just, every awards show passes out snacks," Bareilles replied.

"Sara, no," the House of Cards actor said. "Tony nominees do not pass out pie. It's just not done."

The singer laughed and added, "They do when they're promoting their musical, Waitress, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre!"

"No, no, no, Sara, I'm sorry. We're not doing the whole awards show food thing. It's been done to death," Spacey quipped.

More: 2017 Tony Awards: The Complete Winners List

They were then interrupted by a fellow from the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway show who proceeded to hand »

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Chazz Palminteri Joins CBS’ Comedy Pilot ‘Distefano’

21 February 2017 3:44 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Chazz Palminteri has booked a series regular role opposite Chris Distefano and Annie Potts in Distefano, CBS' comedy pilot from How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays & Craig Thomas and Sony TV. Inspired by the comedy of Distefano, the project centers on Izzy (Diane Guerrero) and Chris, two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their meddling families – one Colombian American, one Italian. Palminteri will play Tony, Chris’ (Distefano) dad, a… »

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Stephen Colbert Remakes 'The Usual Suspects' With Trump and Putin

15 February 2017 5:45 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Who is Keyser Soze?

This time around, it's The Late Show's Stephen Colbert. The host has created his own version of the '90s film The Usual Suspects, now focused on the mystery of President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, and the real nature of their relationship. 

In his "remake," Colbert stars as Kevin Spacey's character, reimagining the final interrogation scene of the original film when he is questioned by Chazz Palminteri's police officer character.

But when he insists that Colbert must "know something," the late-night host simply agrees.

"Yes! I do know something! And I'm telling you everything, you're just not »

- Jennifer Konerman

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Robert De Niro Feels The Donald Trump Inauguration Boycotts Are Warranted

17 January 2017 10:10 AM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

During his appearance on “Today” on Tuesday, Robert De Niro spoke out against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and believes everyone needs to stand up for what they believe in. Related: Garth Brooks Can’t Perform At Donald Trump’s Inauguration Due To Tour Commitments De Niro was joined by Jerry Zaks, Chazz Palminteri and Tommy Mottola to promote […] »

- Jordan Appugliesi

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