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  • Reputed mobster arrested in 1978 'Goodfellas' Lufthansa heist

    NEW YORK — Prosecutors say Vincent Asaro expected to get rich off the infamous heist of about $6 million in cash and jewels from a Lufthansa vault in 1978, a crime that unleashed a murderous spree by a paranoid mobster and inspired Martin Scorsese's...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Suspect arrested in Lufthansa heist made famous in 'Goodfellas'

    An elderly alleged mobster was arrested in New York in connection with the notorious 1978 Lufthansa heist, dramatized by Martin Scorsese in the 1990 film "Goodfellas," according to news outlets including Reuters and Associated Press. The theft of $5...
  • Mobster Allegedly Involved In Famed 'Goodfellas' Lufthansa Heist Indicted

    More than 30 years after the crime, a reputed mobster was indicted Thursday in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport that was dramatized in the Martin Scorsese movie "Goodfellas." The wide-ranging indictment naming Vincent Asaro, his son...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • Sundance Film Festival: Stars Party and Celebrate Film in Park City

    For the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford wanted to jump out of a cake. Before introducing the Jan. 16 opening night film, Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" (which Sony Pictures Classics acquired), Redford revealed to the Eccles...
  • French Exports Flounder in Weak 2013

    PARIS - Comparisons are odious. But even judged by average receipts abroad over the last 10 years, French films punched a lame year outside France in 2013, bereft of blockbusters and plagued by long-term structural problems shared by much of Europe's...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?

    SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?
    "American Hustle" director David O. Russell walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards separately from the stars of his lauded film. Michael Pena, who plays Paco Hernandez in the film, walked a few minutes before him, and Jennifer Lawrence —...
  • Two friends: One's been to prison, the other's going

    Two friends: One's been to prison, the other's going
    LAS VEGAS — The two men are best friends, a burly odd couple pounding down meaty sandwiches at a steakhouse here. The mood was heavy. One will soon take a long trip to a place the other has been before, where the beds are hard and so is the time....
  • Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain

    Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain
    From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping. After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
  • Oscar Parties: Meryl, Oprah Among VIPs at Weinstein Bash

    The Weinstein Co. is known for its British projects (like this year's best picture nominee "Philomena") but its night-before-the-Oscars party at Scarpetta in Beverly Hills seemed to be channeling "Upstairs, Downstairs." The upstairs floor of Saturday's...