Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’
NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
Prison term Ok’d for man acquitted in ‘Goodfellas’ heist
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge properly considered a legendary airport robbery recounted in the movie "Goodfellas" when she sentenced a reputed mobster to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Florida man charged with mailing explosives to critics of President Donald Trump (all times local):
Trump targets Biden after former VP’s verbal slip
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is targeting Joe Biden after the former vice president made a verbal slip about a potential 2020 presidential bid.
Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year.
The magazine announced Tuesday that MacLaine will accept the Career Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. The 18th annual Movies for Grownups Awards will premiere on PBS on Feb. 15.
Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan Wednesday evening.
"I'm not sure if you've heard, but I've been on this hope kick for a while now. Even ran a couple of campaigns on it. Thank you for officially validating my hope credentials," Obama said during his remarks.
De Niro, DiCaprio, more, honor Scorsese
How an investigation into a series of package bombs unfolded
NEW YORK (AP) — A week of mail bombs started with a single suspicious package in a billionaire's mailbox. In the days that followed, at least a dozen more suspected explosive devices were found, all of them targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. On Friday, as still more suspected devices were being investigated, authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, who they say had used social media and the exterior of his van to rail against Democrats and CNN.
How an investigation into a series of package bombs unfolded
NEW YORK (AP) — A week of mail bombs started with a single suspicious package in a billionaire's mailbox. In the days that followed, at least a dozen more suspected explosive devices were found, all of them targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. On Friday, as still more suspected devices were being investigated, authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, who they say had used social media and the exterior of his van to rail against Democrats and CNN. Here are key moments in the investigation, according to a criminal complaint filed by prosecutors Friday.
Robert De Niro, target of pipe bomb, calls on people to vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro is calling on people to vote in light of the series of bombs addressed to targets of right-wing anger.
In a statement released by his publicist on Friday, the actor says "There's something more powerful than bombs, and that's your vote. People must vote!"
A suspicious package containing what authorities described as a crude pipe bomb was discovered at De Niro's New York City office on Thursday.
Investigators dig for bomb motive, warn more could be found
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election Day.
The Latest: Police: Latest package sighting was false alarm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of President Donald Trump (all times local):
The New York Police Department says a report of two unattended packages at the Time Warner Center was a false alarm.
The NYPD had said it had evaluated the packages "as a precaution" on Thursday night.
NYC mayor hails quick work of security guard
Police: Package sent to De Niro similar to others
Biden, De Niro targeted by explosive devices
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. PACKAGES TO DE NIRO, BIDEN SEIZED, SIMILAR TO PIPE BOMBS
Suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert De Niro and former Vice President Joe Biden are intercepted, and investigators say they are similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN.
Robert De Niro calls Kavanaugh’s confirmation ‘sad, sad’
- The Washington TimesRobert De Niro on Donald Trump: 'This guy has proven himself to be a total loser'April 20, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchYou talkin' to me?March 23, 2019
- Sentinel & EnterpriseComing to the Big Screen in 2019January 13, 2019
- Post-BulletinRobert De Niro: I would never play Donald TrumpJanuary 8, 2019
- The Washington TimesRobert De Niro rips Donald Trump in CNN interview with Hala GoraniDecember 18, 2018
Denzel Washington to receive AFI Life Achievement Award
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Denzel Washington with a Life Achievement Award. The organization said Friday that Washington will receive the award at a Gala Tribute on June 6 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT.
Oprah, De Niro, Kanye, more salute Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren marks 50th anniversary with Central Park bash
NEW YORK (AP) — A 19th-century fountain in Manhattan's Central Park provided a majestic backdrop for Ralph Lauren's star-studded 50th anniversary blowout on Friday, a festive celebration of his past and present that included a runway show and a black-tie dinner.
Alec Baldwin withdraws from ‘Joker,’ scheduling issues
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin has pulled out of playing Bruce Wayne's father in the "Joker" movie.
The actor told USA Today on Wednesday he has "scheduling" issues. Baldwin says he's "sure there are 25 guys who can play that part."
Baldwin was cast to play Thomas Wayne in the film, which features Joaquin Phoenix as the DC Comics villain.
Longoria: ‘The Robert De Niro of dog movies’
Meghan McCain a feisty new presence on ‘The View.’
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain's first instinct when approached to join "The View" was to say no — until her father, Sen. John McCain, convinced her to look past her trepidation to see the opportunity.
NEW YORK (AP) — An agreement reached in the sale of Harvey Weinstein's movie studio won't leave Hollywood stars like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep holding the bag.
Lantern Capital Partners said Friday it's agreed to make payments to unsecured creditors, such as actors seeking residuals, as part of a $289 million Weinstein Co. acquisition it expects to close Friday.
A judge must approve the deal. A Wednesday hearing is scheduled in Delaware.
Robert De Niro to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are among the newest group of celebrities who will be honored by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame selection committee on Monday announced the class of 2019.
"Murphy Brown" star Candice Bergen, chef Guy Fieri and Alvin and The Chipmunks were among those selected for their work in television.
Bareilles agrees with De Niro over Trump
ShowBiz Minute: Guess, De Niro, Schneider
Cromwell salutes De Niro’s Trump outlook
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual."
At Sunday night's Tony Awards, De Niro launched an expletive at Trump. On Monday, the actor apologized to Canadians for the "idiotic behavior of my president."
Trump is responding on Twitter as he returns from his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
Showbiz Minute: McGowan, U2, De Niro
Thornton on De Niro at Tonys: ‘Good on him that he got up there and said what he believed’
TORONTO (AP) — Robert De Niro apologized to Canadians on Monday for the "idiotic behavior of my president" a day after the actor launched an expletive at Donald Trump at the Tony awards.
ShowBiz Minute: Tony Awards, De Niro, US Box Office
NEW YORK (AP) — With a bleep on live television and double fists raised in the air, Robert De Niro got the theater crowd on its feet at the Tony Awards with a rousing political introduction of his old friend Bruce Springsteen that was focused squarely elsewhere: on President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss will be among the headliners at the Tony Awards telecast on Sunday.
Producers of the show said Wednesday that Bruce Springsteen will perform at Radio City Music Hall in addition to receiving a special Tony for his ongoing show "Springsteen on Broadway."
‘Stockholm’ stars premiere their ‘cool bank robber movie’
Pacino, De Palma remember ‘Scarface’ at Tribeca reunion
NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like Tony Montana's rise from dishwasher to drug lord — has grown in stature.
De Niro: Scott Pruitt ‘is a total pig’
NEW YORK (AP) — The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival opened Wednesday with pugnacious political words from Robert De Niro and the tender opening-night premiere, "Love, Gilda," an intimate celebration of the beloved comedian and former "Saturday Night Live" star Gilda Radner.
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese will direct a comedy special for Netflix on the beloved Canadian sketch comedy show "SCTV."
Netflix on Thursday announced the untitled project that will reunite many of the stars of the 1976-1984 show. Former cast mates Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty and Andrea Martin will reassemble at Toronto's Elgin Theatre on May 13 for an event moderated by Jimmy Kimmel, to be documented by Scorsese.
Robert De Niro’s Trump rage: ‘We’re beyond trying to see another person’s point of view’
Hollywood actor Robert De Niro claims American politics have reached a point where "we're beyond trying to see another person's point of view."
Mr. De Niro, speaking Wednesday during a promotional interview for the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival, said he is so angry at President Trump and his supporters that he no longer can find common ground with them.
De Niro and Rosenthal: How Weinstein changed Tribeca
Robert De Niro refers to President Trump as ‘that scumbag’
Too early to talk next year's Oscars? No, and voters should consider the superhero smash (if they want to stay relevant)
Here's a prediction: "Black Panther" will be nominated for Best Picture at next year's Oscars. Here's an even bolder prediction: "Black Panther" will win Best Picture at next year's Oscars. And if it doesn't win, it should.
Robert De Niro takes aim at Trump’s climate change policy
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hollywood star Robert De Niro took aim at the Trump administration's stance on climate change, telling a packed audience in the Middle East that he was visiting from a "backward" country suffering from "temporary insanity."
He said that in the country he's describing, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency suggested last week that global warming may be a good thing for humanity.
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The Latest: Stars mingle and dance at SAG Awards after-party
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presentation of the Screen Actors Guild from the Shrine Auditorium (all times local):
The SAG Awards are over, but the after-party is giving nominees the chance to mingle and unwind.
Robert De Niro held court on a couch in the center of the room and looked deep in conversation as machines billowed smoke around him and lights danced from the ceiling.
Streep says ‘We can get through this moment’ at NBR Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" took a bow at a politically charged National Board of Review Awards where Robert De Niro lambasted President Donald Trump with an expletive-laden tirade and Meryl Streep took a moment in an awards season rife with gender politics to praise the men who have been her mentors and collaborators.