Actor Robert De Niro in real-life drama with ex-worker

U.S. 10/03/19, 16:02

Robert De Niro has found himself in a real-life court drama, trading dueling lawsuits with his former assistant after their decade-long working relationship went dreadfully sour. He's accusing her of misappropriating money. She says he subjected her to sexist and harassing comments. Chase Robinson sued the 76-year-old De Niro Thursday in Manhattan ...

Ahead of ‘The Irishman,’ Scorsese and De Niro look back

New York 04/28/19, 16:58

Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long partnership together. The talk, staged Sunday at New York's Beacon Theatre, gave De Niro, co-founder of the festival, one of his most unlikely ...

Tribeca Fest co-founder celebrates women filmmakers

Entertainment 04/26/19, 16:20

The co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on women filmmakers to keep building on the momentum of the #MeToo and Time's Up era.This year for the first time, half of the films in Tribeca's competition categories are directed or co-directed by women. That's up from 44 percent last ...

Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’

Entertainment 04/24/19, 19:01

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie and setting added up to a ...

Prison term Ok’d for man acquitted in ‘Goodfellas’ heist

U.S. 04/23/19, 14:53

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 arson, an appeals court said Tuesday.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan made the determination as it upheld the ...

Trump targets Biden after former VP’s verbal slip

2022 Campaign 03/18/19, 11:45

President Donald Trump is targeting Joe Biden after the former vice president made a verbal slip about a potential 2020 presidential bid. Trump, who has eagerly followed the 2020 Democratic field, tweeted Monday: "Joe Biden got tongue tied over the weekend when he was unable to properly deliver a very simple ...

Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honor

California 12/18/18, 08:07

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 ...

Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill

Entertainment 11/20/18, 02:10

Hollywood heavyweights like Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Jonah Hill turned out to honor legendary director Martin Scorsese for both his cinematic influence and his efforts to preserve and restore classic films for later generations.Honoree Martin Scorsese, center, poses with actors Robert De Niro, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio at ...

How an investigation into a series of package bombs unfolded

New York 10/26/18, 18:24

A week of terror by mail 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 ...

Robert De Niro, target of pipe bomb, calls on people to vote

Entertainment 10/26/18, 06:37

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!"FILE - In this June ...

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