It got censored during the broadcast, but it's a great bit.
Like the swift, unstoppable passage of time, Netflix's Oscar campaign for The Irishman continues to roll on, and I continue to be charmed by the fact it's almost exclusively centered on "look how much fun Martin Scorsese was having with his old buds." Recently, we got to see the director yucking up a storm on set, and today Netflix released some footage from the very first table read back in 2013, featuring Scorsese and stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. [caption id="attachment_852994" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Netflix[/caption] The footage splices together …
With classics like Goodfellas and My Cousin Vinny under his belt, you might assume that all of Joe Pesci's movies are great but that's not quite true.
Joe Pesci's the go-to actor for the "wise guy" archetype, and it's landed him a lot of amazing roles. Join us as we rank his ten best performances.
There’s nothing a healthy percentage of Oscar voters love more than a showy performance. Physical transformations. Mental breakdowns. Dramatic weight gains or weight losses.
In 1999, Academy Award-winning actor Joe Pesci (Goodfellas, Home Alone) decided to retire from acting. And he mostly made good on his promise, only breaking the fast to make a cameo in friend Robert De Niro's The Good Shepherd and star opposite Helen Mirren in Love Ranch. Now, Pesci has reunited with his collaborative maestro Martin Scorsese to deliver a leading performance in Netflix's The Irishman. It is, in many ways, a return to form for Pesci. An acting homecoming. And how is the actor celebrating his newfound publicity and renowned appreciation? By... releasing an album of …
The 76-year-old actor was quite reluctant to come out of his near decade-long retirement for the crime epic.
The full 30-minute Q&A from the premiere of The Irishman at the New York Film Festival has been made available to watch online, giving everyone a chance to see a quartet of living legends discuss a film that’s being hailed as a masterpiece. Indeed, The Irishman is a project 10 years in the making as Robert De Niro first brought the source material (the book I Heard You Paint Houses) to director Martin Scorsese’s attention a decade ago. Scorsese then reached out to screenwriter Steven Zaillian (The Night Of) to pen the script, and the …
The full 30-minute Q&A from the premiere of The Irishman at the New York Film Festival has been made available to watch online, giving everyone a chance to see a quartet of living legends discuss a film that’s being hailed as a masterpiece. Indeed, The Irishman is a project 10 years in the making as Robert De Niro first brought the source material (the book I Heard You Paint Houses) to director Martin Scorsese’s attention a decade ago. Scorsese then reached out to screenwriter Steven Zaillian (The Night Of) to pen the script, and the …
Last month, Google Home dropped a commercial in which Macaulay Culkin reprised his iconic role as Kevin McCallister in Home Alone. It was a great Christmas-themed ad that winked towards that beloved film without feeling too forced. Well now Google Home has dropped another Home Alone-themed commercial, this time with a major new addition: Joe Pesci. This is a big deal. Pesci hasn’t appeared in a live-action film or TV project since 2010’s Love Ranch, and it famously took a lot of prodding from Martin Scorsese to lure Pesci out of retirement for his upcoming …