MetroFocus/Danny Aiello: From the Streets to the Screen

You may know Danny Aiello from his roles in iconic films, from Moonstruck to his Academy Award-nominated performance as pizzeria owner Sal Frangione in Spike Lee’s 1989 Do the Right Thing. But ‘actor’ is not the only role he’s played in the course of his life. Recently he’s revealed more of himself in his autobiography […]

Spotlight shines on Aiello at Hoboken International Film Festival

By Richard J. Bayne/ Times Herald-Record Photo Credit: Allyse Pulliam/For the Times Herald-Record MIDDLETOWN — The packed house at the Paramount Theatre leaped to its feet for a standing ovation as Danny Aiello, who appeared in classics such as “The Godfather: Part II,” “Moonstruck,” “Hudson Hawk” and “Do the Right Thing,” stepped onstage to accept […]

‘Do the Right Thing’ still shines brightly

(CNN) — You can still feel the heat from “Do the Right Thing.” Though the Spike Lee Joint, about the angry events of a scorching hot day in Brooklyn, looks a bit dated these days — gone are the boomboxes and fade haircuts of the late ’80s — there’s no fighting the film’s power. The […]

Variety: CANNES: Kyra Sedgwick-Sylvester Stallone Comedy-Drama ‘Reach Me’ Gets U.S. Release

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary   Millennium Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to drama-comedy “Reach Me,” starring Sylvester Stallone, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Connelly, Terry Crews, Thomas Jane, Danny Aiello and Tom Berenger. Producers are Rebekah Chaney, Cassian Elwes, Buddy Patrick and John Herzfeld, who directed from his own script. The film will be released […]

4th Annual Ridgewood Guild Film Festival This Week

Two-day event is set to feature student and pro films, creator Q&As, and an appearance by Bergen County actor Danny Aiello. Posted by Jessica Mazzola The Ridgewood Guild is proud to present the 4th Annual Spring Film Festival Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24 at the Bow Tie Cinema (formerly the Clearview Warner) in […]

Rene Marie – Black Lace Freudian Slip Tour

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 8:00 PM BlackRock Center for Arts in Germantown Marie layers her music with a spirited sophistication not unlike that of a fine wine. Perhaps that accounts for the Los Angeles Times observing that Marie has “the talent, the imagination and the sheer presence to be included in the very top level […]