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Educating for Democracy: Robert De Niro's Commencement Address and Mine

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.31.2015 | College
Joel Shatzky

We live in an age of magical thinking. It is a time in which whatever confidence we have that there will be a future for humanity is promised through the wonders of technology wedded to the wonders of "the market."

Robert De Niro Tells Graduating Art Students: You're F***ed

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.23.2015 | College

"You made it," actor Robert De Niro told New York University's Tisch School of the Arts graduates on Friday. "And you're f***ed." The reality check...

More Love From Emin: The Russian Pop Star Opens Up About His Music, Family and Wealth

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

For close to a decade Russian pop star Emin has been heating up the music industry with his diverse style that ranges from standards to Latin pop to power ballads.

10 Weddings and No Funerals: The Best Cinematic Nuptials

Alex Simon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

From sending out multitudes of wedding invitations, choosing the right dress, or whether to seat Aunt Mabel next to her second or fifth ex-husband at the reception, weddings both in life and on film are almost always guaranteed to bring forth a surge of emotions. Below are a few of our favorite cinematic nuptials.

Women Who Survived Rwanda's Genocide Share Their Stories of Hope and Transformation

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

In 1994, from April to July, Rwanda was devastated by a brutal genocide. Hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered and many more were forced to flee their homes and become refugees.

Martin Scorsese Made A Crazy Commercial With Leo & De Niro

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The video has been removed. EARLIER: This looks like it could be a fun movie. Martin Scorsese directed a commercial for City of Dreams Mani...

The Real Johnny Ola: Vincent "Jimmy Blue Eyes" Alo

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 02.13.2015 | Books
Meyer Lansky II

Carole Cortland Russo, Jimmy and Flo Alo's niece who was raised by the couple, is finishing a biography about her uncle. Carole was Jimmy's constant companion in his later years, and cared for him until the end of his life.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Francis Levy | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

here's an inner circle that hangs over all our lives, an inner sanctum to which we will never gain admittance. Of course the oedipal chamber, where the primal scene is enacted is the inner circle which all children are excluded from.

Is He a Good Father, Katie?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

My cinematic crème de la crème takes many forms. It may be one line of dialogue all on its own, or an entire scene's worth. It might be a look or a gesture from one character to another, or to no one in particular. It might be as simple as the quality of light the director captured at a window in early morning.

Robert De Niro And Jennifer Lawrence May Reunite For New Movie

EW.com | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Robert De Niro is in talks for "Joy." If the deal closes, De Niro would re-team him with actress Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell, whom...

The Glitz and Glamour Captured on Camera at the Friars Foundation Gala

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 12.16.2014 | Media
Stacy Slotnick

It was business as usual for those of us helping coordinate the Friars Foundation's annual gala at New York's epochal Waldorf Astoria on Tuesday, October 7.

WATCH: Nas' New Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic'

Posted 10.07.2014 | Black Voices

After receiving critical praises from the likes of Robert De Niro during the opening of this year’s annual Tribeca Film Festival, Nas’ long-awaite...

A Timely Show on Mirrors Intrigues in Vienna

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Classical civilizations believed that the mirror could show an image of the subject's soul.

Little Italy's San Gennaro Feast, More Tales From The Godfather by Det. Sonny Grosso, and an 'Offer He Can't Refuse!'

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.03.2014 | New York
Ashley Jude Collie

Grosso, who received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor award in 1997 alongside former president Bill Clinton, recalls what his own immigrant family used to tell him as a kid.

Robin Williams, 1983: Even Then, You Could See Life Was A Struggle

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

It's important for me to fall in love with people while I'm interviewing them and writing about them, but there's usually a half-life. After a while, you barely remember them. Robin was different. He made me more vivid to myself, and you don't get that every day.

A Few Questions for My British Friends

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Fox hunting. Why is that fun? I don't get it. The hounds do all the work. Why do they need you?

Sophia Loren Brings the Stars out in Napa Valley

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.20.2014 | Celebrity
Mary Orlin

I've been to my fair share of special nights in wine country, but this evening tops them all. I got to shake hands with Sophia Loren.

Robert De Niro Crashed A Random World Cup Party, Just Because

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Rihanna may have World Cup tweeting on lock, but Robert De Niro is definitely taking the prize for best viewing story. While shooting the upcoming...

Robert De Niro On His Dad Being Gay: 'I Wish We Had Spoken About It Much More'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Actor Robert De Niro opens up about his gay father in a new HBO documentary, "Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.," which airs June 9. "We...

Harvey Keitel, Jewish Tough Guy, Turns 75

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

With the map of Brooklyn etched on his craggy face, Keitel exudes and epitomizes the borough that is known for its pugnacity. He joined the Marines as a teenager, and as an actor he has played tough guys since his debut in Martin Scorsese's Who's That Knocking at My Door?

Watch Robert De Niro's Amazing First Vine

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

Robert De Niro has 100 film and television credits listed on his IMDb profile page, but his first role in a Vine video didn't happen until last week. ...

Brennan Williams

Why Filmmakers Chose Nas' 'Illmatic' Over Other Classic Albums

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

At age 17, Nasir "Nas" Jones stepped onto the rap scene by declaring he "went to hell for snuffing Jesus" on Main Source’s 1991 posse track "Live at...

This Is What The Tribeca Film Festival Looked Like In 2004

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 edition of the Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday with the world premiere of "Time is Illmatic," a documentary about Nas' iconic "I...

Never Walk Into a Room You Don't Know How to Walk Out Of: Ronin

Frank H. Wu | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

Ronin achieves, notwithstanding the sort of third act disappointment that affects all dramas that create a believable tension that must be brought to resolution, that timeless quality for which we can be thankful.

Robert De Niro's Firm Sells Big Stake To Madison Square Garden

AP | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A film company co-founded by Robert De Niro called Tribeca Enterprises is selling a 50 percent stake to the Madison Square Garden Co...