Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) star as a pair of veteran New York City police detectives on the trail of a vigilante serial killer in the adrenaline fueled psychological thriller Righteous Kill, directed by Jon Avnet (Red Corner, Fried Green Tomatoes) and written by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man).
And to help you get in the mood, we’ve put together a few features focused on Mr. De Niro and Mr. Pacino, two of our all-time favorite badasses.
What constitutes a badass performance? Complete immersion into the role of the character? Sure. Perfect delivery of the dialogue handed to you? No question. The answer “Pretty much anything Robert De Niro and Al Pacino do” also would be acceptable. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorites: The Ten Most Badass Performances from two men who epitomize attitude, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.
Our Maggie Van Ostrand takes a look at actor Al Pacino, often heralded as one of the great American actors of his generation. Take a walk through some of his most memorable roles and learn about some of the iconic characters that he turned down during his illustrious career.
Our Robin Ruinsky takes an up-close and personal look at the life and career of Robert De Niro, one of Hollywood’s most iconic and respected thespians. From his early days to his most famous roles to his later years, where he has ushered in the emergence of the Tribeca Film Festival, De Niro has always been a standout in the entertainment business, one way or another.