Anthony „Tony the Ant“ Spilotro (* Mai in Chicago, Illinois; † James Howard Woods (* April in Vernal, Utah) ist ein. Casino ein Film von Martin Scorsese mit Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone. Inhaltsangabe: Las Vegas hat zwei Gesichter: das eine ist glamourös, das andere ist.
Kazan recalls that De Niro "would do almost anything to succeed" and noted that he cut his weight down from to pounds for the role in this film.
Kazan adds that De Niro "is one of a select number of actors I've directed who work hard at their trade, and the only one who asked to rehearse on Sundays.
Most of the others play tennis. Bobby and I would go over the scenes to be shot. Bobby is more meticulous He figures everything out both inside and outside.
He has good emotion. He's a character actor: In a good way, but he calculates. Fearing he had become typecast in mob roles, he began expanding into occasional comedic roles in the mids and has had much success there as well, with such films as Brazil , Midnight Run , Analyze This , Meet the Parents , and Meet the Fockers However, due to scheduling conflicts with his directorial debut A Bronx Tale , he gave up the role to John Malkovich , who later received an Academy Award nomination for it.
In A Bronx Tale , which De Niro agreed to direct after seeing the screenwriter's one-man off-Broadway play, he played a bus driver who struggles to keep his son away from a local mobster.
He also appeared in the crime drama Cop Land He starred in the police action-thriller Heat , along with fellow actor and long-time friend, Al Pacino.
The duo drew much attention from fans, as both have generally been compared throughout their careers. They once again appeared together in Righteous Kill All of the films were successful at the box office, but received mixed reviews.
I was trying to figure a way to do it while I was preparing. It just didn't seem possible. On April 27, , it was announced that the De Niro collection at the Ransom Center was open to researchers and the public.
De Niro directed and starred in The Good Shepherd However, just after he arrived to begin shooting, De Niro left the film due to creative differences.
He again reprised his role as Jack Byrnes in Little Fockers De Niro starred in the film Manuale d'amore 3 In July it was announced that De Niro would appear in Todd Phillips ' film Joker which will be an origin story based on the Batman comic book supervillain The Joker who will be played by Joaquin Phoenix.
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De Niro studied with Stella Adler , from whom he learned about the techniques of the Stanislavski system. The technique encouraged him to explore both internal and external aspects to fully realize the character being portrayed.
He again put on weight for his performance as Al Capone in The Untouchables. De Niro's brand of acting includes employing whatever extreme tactic he feels is necessary to elicit the best performance from those with whom he is working.
During the filming of The King of Comedy , he directed a slew of anti-Semitic epithets at co-star Jerry Lewis to enhance and authenticate the anger demonstrated by Lewis' character.
According to People magazine, the technique was successful, with Lewis recalling, "I forgot the cameras were there I was going for Bobby's throat.
De Niro married his first wife, Diahnne Abbott , in They have a son, Raphael, a former actor who works in New York real estate.
They divorced in De Niro has twin sons Aaron Kendrick and Julian Henry de Niro conceived by in vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother in , from a long relationship with former model Toukie Smith.
The divorce was never finalized and in they renewed their vows. De Niro announced on March 25, , that his son Elliot has autism and explained his interest in its causes and treatment.
In October , his spokesman announced that De Niro had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He has residences on the east and west sides of Manhattan.
It opened in The Executive Chef is Scott Burnett. The "large mahogany bar is from the Maxwell's Plum restaurant. During a film shoot in France in February , De Niro was questioned as a witness about the Bourgeois prostitution ring.
The town, which had been comparing its value to similar estates in Dutchess County , across the Hudson River , and Connecticut 's Litchfield County , east of Dutchess, where many other wealthy New York City residents maintain estates on large properties, won in State Supreme Court.
This has made many residents, who initially sympathized with De Niro, angry, and some proposed to raise money privately to help the town continue the suit.
A local newspaper's report on the continued dispute was picked up by The New York Times and made international news. He had apparently been unaware that the trust had filed the lawsuit.
Its accountants took the blame, citing their fiduciary duty. In , he lobbied Congress against impeaching President Bill Clinton. De Niro responded, "Well, I think of two people: Hillary Clinton and Obama.
During the presidential campaign , De Niro was an outspoken critic of then- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , calling him "so blatantly stupid" and stating, "He wants to punch people in the face?!
I'd like to punch him in the face. On June 10, , while introducing a performance by Bruce Springsteen of his song " My Hometown " at the 72nd Tony Awards , De Niro brought the audience to a standing ovation with this denunciation of President Trump:.
I'm gonna say one thing. It's no longer "down with Trump". De Niro was raised by an atheist mother and a lapsed Catholic father who left the Catholic Church at age When asked why he would not play Jesus Christ in Martin Scorsese's film The Last Temptation of Christ , he explained on at least two different occasions:.
Last Temptation was something I was never interested in doing. But I did tell [Scorsese], "If you really have a problem, if you really want to do it, and you need me, I'll do it.
If you're against the wall and have no other way, I'll do it as a friend. It's like playing Hamlet. I just didn't want to do it. Marty and I talked about it.
We do things with each other because we like to work together, but also for our separate reasons. I have mine as an actor, he has his as a director.
That's the best way. In addition, De Niro has played a number of Catholic characters in his movies, including a Catholic penitent in the film The Mission.
De Niro initially supported the inclusion of the controversial documentary about an alleged vaccination coverup, Vaxxed , at the Tribeca Film Festival.
He also said that he intends to be a part of the conversation about vaccines and autism in the future. De Niro received an Italian passport in His Italian citizenship was granted by the Italian government despite strong opposition by the Sons of Italy , who believe that De Niro damaged the public image of Italians by portraying criminals.
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Before Sam can take revenge, Nicky and Dominick are ambushed by Frankie and their own crew, beaten, and buried alive in a cornfield, the bosses' having had enough of Nicky's behavior and suspecting his role in Sam's car bombing.
With the Mob now out of power, the old casinos are purchased by big corporations and demolished. The corporations build new and gaudier attractions, which Sam laments are not the same as when the Mafia was in control.
Sam subsequently retires to San Diego and continues to live as a sports handicapper for the Mob, in his own words, ending up "right back where I started".
The research for Casino began when screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi read a report from the Las Vegas Sun about a domestic argument between Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal , a casino figure, and his wife Geri McGee , a former topless dancer.
Argent was owned by Allen Glick, but the casino was believed to be controlled by various organized crime families from the Midwest.
This skimming operation, when uncovered by the FBI, was the largest ever exposed. Pileggi contacted Scorsese about taking the lead of the project, which became known as Casino.
Scorsese and Pileggi collaborated on the script for five months, towards the end of Some characters were combined, and parts of the story were set in Kansas City instead of Chicago.
A problem emerged when they were forced to refer to Chicago as "back home" and use the words "adapted from a true story" instead of "based on a true story".
They also decided to simplify the script, so that the character of Sam "Ace" Rothstein only worked at the Tangiers Casino, in order to show a glimpse of the trials involved in operating a Mafia-run casino hotel without overwhelming the audience.
The scene was too detailed, so they changed the sequence to show the explosion of Sam's car and him flying into the air before hovering over the flames in slow motion—like a soul about to go straight down to hell.
Filming took place at night in the Riviera casino in Las Vegas, with the nearby defunct Landmark Hotel as the entrance, to replicate the fictional Tangiers.
According to the producer Barbara De Fina , there was no point in building a set if the cost were the same to use a real-life one. Several edits were made in order to reduce the rating to R.
Upon its release, the film was heavily criticized for its intense violence. It received mostly positive reviews from critics, although their praise was more muted than it had been for the thematically similar Goodfellas , released only five years earlier, with some reviewers criticizing Scorsese for retreading familiar territory.
The site's critical consensus reads, "Impressive ambition and bravura performances from an outstanding cast help ' Casino pay off in spite of a familiar narrative that may strike some viewers as a safe bet for director Martin Scorsese".
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