At the last stop on the N and Q lines, at the end of a short tunnel, there's a circular dime-shiny sign that -- Bam! Pow! Zap! -- punches right through the grey gloom of the subway station.
The word was out and I got a call from Marty Bregman's assistant. Al, now famous as Michael Corleone, Serpico, and many other roles wanted to produce and was looking for someone to develop scripts, and more or less take care of his office. Would I be interested? Why not?
Underneath the reflexive conformity lay, of course, the hopeless truth that I, Khalid Hanifi, was not of the midwestern world
A chronological study of Al Pacino's face.
Neither the NYPD nor Jamaica Hospital committed a crime when they forcibly took whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft from his home and held him in the hospital's psych ward for three days against his will.
David Durk received in death what he felt he was denied in life: recognition.
Sidney Lumet was a quintessential New Yorker -- street smart with a bleeding heart and a head full of immigrant, everyman voices.
Accepting the award, Lumet thanked the many directors who had inspired him, then added, "I guess I'd like to thank the movies
Once upon a time, movies like Brooklyn's Finest were part of the mainstream. Tough and sorrowful, they offered flawed heroes, usually cops with tarnished ideals.
Ultimately, it's tough to call just who is the finer actor, or bigger star. Personally, I give the edge to De Niro.