Robert De Niro

Film Review: The Irishman is the type of masterful mobster film only Scorsese could pull together

November 29, 2019

After his recent comments on Marvel movies sent Film Twitter into a misguided and absurd frenzy, Martin Scorsese is back to grabbing headlines for all the right reasons. With a reported budget of $160 million, a production time of over two years, and a three-and-a-half-hour runtime, The Irishman is one of Scorsese’s (and Netflix’s) biggest gambles […]

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Film Review: Joker is a thought provoking examination of the thin edge of the sanity wedge

October 1, 2019

A lot has been said leading up to the release of Joker, with some of the most common arguments surrounding whether the film was necessary and whether there would be fatigue around yet another portrayal of the Clown Prince. The trailer didn’t reveal much and left audiences a little perplexed. But after predominantly receiving positive […]

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David O. Russell working on new TV series with Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro

August 9, 2016

David O. Russell, Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro are the latest big names to make the transition from box office cannon to weekly Television. While the director of Silver Linings Playbook, Joy and American Hustle has ventured into TV before with projects at FX, CBS, ABC and Syfy the addition of Moore and De […]

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Dirty Grandpa Director Dan Mazer chats about working with Robert De Niro and the future of comedy films

June 22, 2016

With the DVD release of Dirty Grandpa, director Dan Mazer took a call from The Iris to give audiences a little idea about what could expect from an R-rated comedy starring screen royalty, Robert De Niro. The long time writing and production partner of Sascha Baron Cohen has been busy trying to push fresh comedy films […]

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Tribeca Film Festival bolsters line-up with Kevin Spacey, Tom Hanks and Katie Holmes

March 9, 2016

The popular New York film festival, Tribeca, has added some important  films to its roster this year. In it’s 15th anniversary, the film festival founded by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal will see the premiere of 43 never before seen films. One of the most touted projects associated with the festival is Elvis and […]

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DVD Review: The Intern (USA, 2016)

February 28, 2016

The Intern is an expression of contemporary norms and a challenge towards gender behaviours and expectations through societies’ transition to a more equal way of life. Written and directed by Nancy Myers, this feel-good comedy is set in Brooklyn New York. The film follows Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a seventy-year-old widower whom is struggling […]

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Anne Hathaway plays boss to Robert De Niro in new trailer for The Intern

May 15, 2015

Roadshow Films have released the new trailer for the forthcoming dramatic comedy film The Intern starring Academy Award winners Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables, Interstellar) and Robert De Niro (Raging Bull, Silver Linings Playbook) and this time it’s Hathaway who gets to play boss. Oscar nominated and award winning director Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta […]

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