Madison Square Garden Co. will pay $22.5 million to buy a 50 percent stake in Tribeca Enterprises, owners of the film festival co-founded by actor Robert De Niro in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Washington behind after tangling with President Barack Obama over Middle East peace efforts, to fly to the West Coast to promote a less contentious agenda: his country’s movies and technology.
For decades, those responsible for a 1978 pre-dawn robbery at the Lufthansa cargo terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, immortalized in the movie “Goodfellas,” eluded authorities. Only one person, an airline employee, was convicted, suspected organized crime associates were murdered and more than $6 million in cash, gold and jewels was never recovered.
Five alleged members of a New York crime family were indicted with a decades-long robbery and extortion conspiracy, including a 78-year-old man charged in connection with the 1978 Lufthansa heist at John F. Kennedy International Airport recounted in the film “Goodfellas.”
Leigh Morse , the former director of Salander-O’Reilly Galleries and once an art dealer for actor Robert De Niro , was convicted in a scheme that prosecutors said defrauded the estates of artists including painter Stuart Davis.
Robert de Niro’s blood-soaked shirt from “Taxi Driver” and an ax wielded by Leonardo DiCaprio as Amsterdam are among the highlights in a show of Martin Scorsese’s personal archive opening today in Berlin.
When giving culinary advice for the holidays, I like to take a page not from Zagat or Michelin, but rather from the script of “Ronin,” John Frankenheimer’s spy- thriller set during Christmastime in France.