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Yesterday | Law.com

The Digital Darwinism of Target: Does IBM Have a Solution for Corporate - Crown Jewels?'

What were they thinking in not upgrading their antiquated, unsecure transaction system that was breached for three weeks during the holiday season? Why did they stream all of the credit card information and customers' personal records in a centralized way? But they are not alone.


Related Topix: Retail, Target, Celebrities, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS News

a Michael Douglas goes back to where he began

Michael Douglas with Tracy Smith at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., which Douglas helped build when he was merely an aspiring actor.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Elisabeth Moss, Jeremy Piven, California

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily News Journal

'The Dog': Meet the man who inspired 'Dog Day Afternoon'

The new documentary 'The Dog' tells the story of the man who inspired the film 'Dog Day Afternoon.'


Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Falcoholic

Report: DEA investigating prescription drug abuse in the NFL

"Any Given Sunday" is a fantastic movie. It's one of my personal favorites. Not only does it feature Al Pacino, one of my favorite actors, it also paints a down-and-dirty picture of life in the modern NFL.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Drug Enforcement Administration, Any Given Sunday, Celebrities, Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons

Sat Jul 12, 2014


The Dog

On August 22, 1972, John Wojtowicz entered a Manhattan bank intending to rob the place to get money for his lover's sex change operation.


Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Oscar-winners who are now shameless sellouts

THEY used to be the most respected actors in Hollywood but now stars like Al Pacino and Robert De Niro will do anything for a pay cheque.


Related Topix: Stand Up Guys, The Son of No One, Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Scent of a Woman, The Big Wedding, Celebrities

Film School Rejects

Another 'Scarface' Remake Is In the Works As a Collaborative Art Film

One of these days, Universal will finally get around to their latest incarnation of Scarface .


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Donnie Brasco, Thriller, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Celebrities

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Heroin's residue

The phrase "needle park" came into the American lexicon with the 1971 Al Pacino film "The Panic in Needle Park" about lives ruined by the drug in New York City.


Related Topix: The Panic in Needle Park, Drama Movies, Celebrities, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Opinion

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Ruben Rosario: A bad ruling, a bad war and a bad sump pump

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Frank Slade has reluctantly surrendered to nature and a dead sump pump.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Scent of a Woman, Celebrities

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Off the Boards: Chuck Cooper, Lindsay Mendez, Lara Teeter and More...

The Public Theater continues its 2014 Shakespeare in the Park season with King Lear - and what promises to be an exciting Lear, with John Lithgow playing the title role.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, The Merchant of Venice, Celebrities, Chicago, IL

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Telegraph

Call to ban naming of Mafia godfathers

Actor Al Pacino as Michael Corleone at the baptism of his sister Connie's son as a godfather in a scene from Godfather Vatican City, July 1 : A leading Roman Catholic bishop in southern Italy wants a 10-year ban on naming godfathers to stop the Mafia and other crime groups from using religion to extend the tentacles of their families.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Great Spaces: The "Scarface" Mansion

Say hello to my little friend! Actually, it's not that little-it's a behemoth. It's hard to talk about Al Pacino's Cuban refugee Tony Montana without dropping many colorful, yet inappropriate, expletives, but we would be remiss if we didn't mention that this massive mansion from "Scarface" is now for sale.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Home Listing, Home, Montecito, CA


Kevorkian (Dr. Death) Biographer, Harry Wylie Releases Political Thriller

Harry Wylie, biographer for Dr. Jack Kevorkian released his first novel June 30, 2014 titled "The Second Fathers of Confederation."


Related Topix: Jack, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Nerve News

Al Pacino's role in 'The Godfather' fascinated Knightley

"It's interesting that there's still this funny construction of femininity. So, yes, it's nice working with women, because then you don't have to do this lovable, soft version of what the female sex has to be.


Related Topix: Celebrities

Sat Jun 28, 2014


Famous artists' early works for sale

Al Pacino once said that children are his greatest acting teacher. He specifically told the story of how he was having difficulty playing a blind man for the movie Scent of a Woman .


Related Topix: Scent of a Woman, Drama Movies, Celebrities

Wed Jun 25, 2014

She Knows

Legendary actor Eli Wallach has died at the age of 98

After a long career and extensive credits alongside several of Hollywood's notable giants, Eli Wallach has passed away at the age of 98. Appearing in legendary films such as The Misfits , The Good, the Bad and the Ugly , and The Godfather: Part III , Wallach was one of those longstanding stars who graced Hollywood through the decades.


Related Topix: The Misfits, Western, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Eli Wallach, Clark Gable, Kate Winslet, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Entertainment

Globe and Mail

Five Eli Wallach performances, including two you might not have seen

Eli Wallach and Clint Eastwood in a handout from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone.


Related Topix: The Misfits, Western, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Eli Wallach, Comedy Movies, Bad, Carroll Baker


The Godfather: Frank Sinatra, Jack Nicholson and more legends who missed out on mafia roles

Hand-written notes by director Francis Ford Coppola show Laurence was one of the main contenders to play the Godfather.


Related Topix: Mafia, Celebrities

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Brando wasn't first Godfather pick

FRANCIS Ford Coppola's handwritten casting notes reveal his surprising first choice to play Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather.


Related Topix: Francis Ford Coppola, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, F Troop, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Robert De Niro