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Al Pacino is driving a Range Rover

Famous Hollywood star Al Pacino has been recently spotted while driving a Range Rover and not the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, for which he did a commercial.

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Related Topix: Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover, Land, SUV, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Any Given Sunday, Celebrities, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Old tricks

The Dog reveals the true story of Pacino's character by Migizi Pensoneau In the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon, Al Pacino plays a gay man who robs a bank to fund his lover's sex change operation.

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Related Topix: Celebrities

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Foreign Policy

Is Barack Obama More of a Realist Than I Am?

I had a strange thought late last week, while chatting with a colleague about the various hot spots that are dominating the news and interfering with U.S. President Barack Obama's vacation.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Ukraine, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

IGN

NBC Adapting Devil's Advocate for TV

"The newest attorney at the world's most powerful law firm has never lost a case.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Warner Bros Television, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves

Cinema Blend News

The Devil's Advocate Will Soon Take Control Of Your Soul As An NBC Pilot

'Let me give you a little inside information about God. God likes to watch. He's a prankster.'

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Related Topix: Control Group, Supernatural, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama

The Las Vegas Sun

A frenetic, powerful and unforgettable night with Al Pacino at the Mirage

There is the moment when your eyes pop open, it is 3:17 a.m., and Jerry Orbach is peering down at you and shouting, "You need to try something else!" But he is not shouting at you, really, but a movie camera.

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Related Topix: Chinese Coffee, Drama Movies, Scent of a Woman, Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jerry Orbach, Theater, Arts

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

A frenetic, powerful and unforgettable night with Al Pacino at the Mirage

There is the moment when your eyes pop open, it is 3:17 a.m., and Jerry Orbach is peering down at you and shouting, "You need to try something else!" But he is not shouting at you, really, but a movie camera.

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Related Topix: Chinese Coffee, Drama Movies, Scent of a Woman, Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jerry Orbach, Theater, Arts

Madison Publishing

Toronto International Film Festival gala to feature Al Pacino on stage

Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino will appear on stage for a retrospective of his career at the third annual Toronto International Film Festival gala.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Now Toronto

Film Friday: The Dog, Frank, The Trip to Italy and more

The Dog looks at the life of John Wojtowicz, whose 1972 attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to pay for his male lover's sex-change operation inspired the Al Pacino film Dog Day Afternoon.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Hunger

The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2014: The Dog gets another day

He needed the money to pay for his marriage partner Ernie's sex reassignment surgery, and in the 14-hour standoff and media circus that followed, Wojtowicz became a folk hero.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Prison

Film School Rejects

'The Dog' Review: Like an Asshole Forrest Gump

August 22nd, 1972 was just another hot summer day in New York City, at least until two men walked into a Brooklyn branch of Chase bank and made a somewhat incompetent attempt to rob it.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Original 'Nutty Professor,' 'Scarface' remake among Reel Classics

Cinemark has announced its next group of six Reel Classic films. The films arrive Aug. 29, but tickets are on sale now.

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Related Topix: Cinemark, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, To Kill a Mockingbird, Drama Movies, War Movies, Gone with the Wind, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, The Nutty Professor, Science Fiction Movies

The Stranger

The True Story Behind Dog Day Afternoon Gets Its Own Stranger-Than-Fiction Documentary

Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon , his second true-crime drama with Al Pacino after 1973's Serpico , stands tall among the motion pictures of the 1970s .

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, John Cazale, Gay/Lesbian, Liz Claiborne, Apparel

The Las Vegas Sun

It's a return to - Dog Day Afternoon' and - A Hard Day's Night' on the Strip

Al Pacino with Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" cast members on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Mandalay Bay.

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, The Rutles, Paul McCartney

WNYC-AM New York

British Comedians Take A 'Trip To Italy' And Make Fun Of Each Other

Back in the '90s, there was a Hollywood comedy - I can't remember which one, I'm afraid - that became a surprise hit.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Steve Coogan, Celebrities, Naples, NY

Nashville Scene

In outrageous doc The Dog, the real-life robber behind Dog Day Afternoon out-Pacinos Pacino

There is wisdom in the old cliche: Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction.

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Gay/Lesbian, Liz Claiborne, Apparel

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Stranger

The Freak Show That Is The Dog, the Horrifying Kill Team, and Two More Brand-New Movies

THE DOG: A fearless lover, criminal, and one-of-a-kind American freak, the late John Wojtowicz had enough personality to fuel two feature films.

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

Seattle Weekly

The Dog: Meet the Bank Robber Behind Dog Day Afternoon

He is John Wojtowicz, the real-life guy whose botched 1972 bank robbery later became the basis for the Al Pacino film Early in the film, Wojtowicz-interviewed by directors Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren over a period of years-comes across as blunt and outrageous, with a voice like Joe Mantegna in aggressive wiseguy mode.

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

Canada.com

Robin Williams remembered as endearing figure during Vancouver Island shoot

Robin Williams takes a selfie with fans on the set of the movie Insomnia in May 2001 in Port Alberni.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Canada, Hilary Swank

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Film Comment

'The Dog' Inspires Some Bank Payback

Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog , which opened on Friday, is a wild portrait of a man named John Wojtowicz.

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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