Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Martin Scorcese to Remake ‘The Gambler’

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September 2, 2011
Martin Scorcese - Leanardo DiCaprio - The Gambler

Along with writer William Monahan, the multi award winning director Martin Scorcese is planning a remake of the 1974 movie The Gambler. The film starred James Caan as the lead character, Axel Freed, a New York City English professor with a pathological gambling addiction which slowly but surely escalates out of control. Although Freed...
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Director Sidney Lumet Dies at Age 86

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April 9, 2011
Director Sidney Lumet Dies at Age 86

Award winning director Sidney Lumet dies at his New York home at the age of 86. Among his big screen triumphs were such titles as Serpico (1973), 12 Angry Men (1957), and Network (1976). His death was today announced by Marc Kutnetz, the husband of Lumet’s stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel. Kutnetz said he’d died in...
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‘Here We Go Again’: Live Ray Charles Tribute from Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis, and Norah Jones

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April 1, 2011
‘Here We Go Again’: Live Ray Charles Tribute from Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis, and Norah Jones

The Ray Charles tribute ‘Here We Go Again’, recorded live from two dates at the Lincoln Center in New York City, shows three great musicians, Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis, and Norah Jones, really shining. It features shimmering recordings with excellent horn arrangements. The previous collaboration ‘Two Men With The Blues’ must of brought this idea...
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