Herrmann’s final score before his death is one of his finest. Herrmann’s objective was to create a dark, sleazy sound to go along with Robert De Niro’s Travis as he drove through and became disgusted by the streets of New York. Every sound builds upon Travis’ disenchantment, leading to a shocking conclusion.
Movie critic Bruce Miller says the argument in “The War with Grandpa” doesn’t make much sense considering the boy and his grandpa got along fi…
The life and work of Nick Cordero - who died of coronavirus in July - were celebrated in an online memorial on Sunday (09.06.20).
Much was made of the clever editing in “1917,” which was made to appear as if it were one continuous take. Yet editor Lee Smith, who ingeniously hid all the cuts, was left off the editing list. The movie did pull in a hefty 10 nominations.
Optimal Oscar nominations morning: 11 nods (picture, director, lead actor, twice in supporting actor, adapted screenplay, cinematography, costume design, film editing, production design, visual effects)
Smart Rating: 33.86Genre: Comedy, ActionStarring: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene RussoWhen a no-nonsense LAPD detective (Robert De Niro) is forced to star in a reality-based television show with a frustrated actor-turned-LAPD-patrolman (Eddie Murphy), they find their lives turned upside down by a powerhouse producer (Rene Russo) and her very intrusive camera crew.
Smart Rating: 32.57Genre: ComedyStarring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Aubrey PlazaUptight lawyer Jason Kelly (Zac Efron) is one week away from marrying his boss's controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at his firm. Tricked by his grandfather Dick (Robert De Niro), Jason finds himself driving the foulmouthed old man to Daytona Beach, Florida, for a wild spring break that includes frat parties, bar fights and an epic night of karaoke. While Jason worries about the upcoming wedding, Dick tries to show his grandson how to live life to the fullest.
Smart Rating: 30.84Genre: ComedyStarring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen WilsonAfter 10 years of marriage and two children, it seems that Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has finally earned a place in the "circle of trust" of his uptight father-in-law, Jack (Robert De Niro). However, Greg is moonlighting with a drug company, which raises Jack's suspicions. As two clans descend on the scene of the young twins' birthday party, Greg must find a way through myriad misunderstandings to prove to Jack — once and for all — that he is worthy of being the next family patriarch.