Friday, July 31, 2009

Promo photos from "Alpha Dog"


More promo photos from episode "Alpha Dog" at SpoilerTV -Thanks Jenn!

"Alpha Dog" airs Sunday, August 2 at 9/8C on USA Network

Interview: Vincent on his role in "Little New York"



Thanks Peachybc and MarieDeFrance!

Other related interviews posted earlier.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Interview on PurePeople.com

- a short interview with Vincent on French site PurePeople.com, 7.30.09

Vincent D'Onofrio of "New York Section Forensics": he became a cop ... half-time!
Interview



Thanks MarieDeFrance!

"The Narrows" DVD release

Video distributor Image Entertainment has listed "The Narrows" for release on November 3, 2009. Suggested price $27.98.

DVD will also be available in Blu-ray - suggested price $35.98. Not yet available for pre-order.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

LITTLE NEW YORK: LITTLE MAFIA

Review of Little New York on DVDDrama.com



Thanks Nantz!

Premiere Magazine feature

Premiere.fr, Wednesday 29 July 2009

Premiere Magazine has a small showcase on Vincent's career featuring a slideshow and synopses of some of his films.

You can view the page(s) 'translated' to English if you translate the page through Google. (the link to the translated page does not appear to work when we post it.)

Thanks MarieDeFrance!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Tidbit from Comic Con*

- excerpted from Comic Con through the eyes of a fan
By Shadaliza

I thanked Nelsan for the autograph and told him that I was glad his character didn’t get killed off. He laughed and said “me too”. I knew I wanted to speak with Sam** about his guest appearance on LOCI. So as I got to him I asked him about being on Law and Order and working with Vincent D’Onofrio. He said he enjoyed doing the show and Vincent was absolutely great to work with, just a wonderful person to be around. I told him he did a really great job on the show and he thanked me for that. I was still talking to Sam as Deborah signed, so didn’t really speak with her. Alexander is really tall and very good looking. He said that he is really glad that we are getting to see Eric as more than a villain. But he said don’t expect him to go too soft and laughed.

sent in by Linda, thanks!

*Comic-Con International, July 23-26, San Diego

**Sam Trammell

CI ranks in top 20

Tvbythenumbers, 7.28.09

....Fans of Law & Order: Criminal Intent and In Plain Sight can breath easier, both shows found themselves back in the top 20. (episode "Major Case")

Top 20 advertiser supported cable network television shows for the week ending July 26, 2009:

11 LAW & ORDER: CI (ORIG) USA Sun 09:00P-10:00P 4,633

Full article

Thanks Drew!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Preview of "Alpha Dog"

Preview of next CI episode, "Alpha Dog" - airs Sunday, August 2 at 9/8C on USA network.



"Alpha Dog" - A hunky posterboy with a million-dollar torso has what others crave: sex appeal. When he shows up dead after a night of sex and drugs with an elusive woman, detectives Goren and Eames uncover the sexual paranoia behind the murder.

Promo

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

French review of "Little New York"

translated by Babelfish and Bing --

avoir-alire.com, 7.22.09

The argument: Sully, clearer of septic tanks and future father, is very ready to ensure the future of his son. Jasper, a modest grocer, has a very important quality in the eyes of the mafia he works for, which is compelled and forced: he is deaf-mute. Parmie Tarzo, head of the local mafia, would be seen eliminating competition. All three live in Staten Island, under the overwhelming shadow of Manhattan. Their paths will cross, a presumption for the worse...

Our opinion: Difficult to live in the shade of a city like New York. It is however the daily batch of the inhabitants of Staten Island, an island which was a long time the dustbin of Large Apple, since it also allowed the development of the Mafia. James De Monaco's film perfectly draws the outlines of the inferiority complex of this island society. Different paths of the three main characters join this point, namely to check out their conditions to finally exist in the eyes of the "real" world embodied by Manhattan successfully. New York is their goal, their motivation, their anchor to give up. Each looks to the other side in silence, their gaze full of expectations before taking action. For them, Staten Island is only the entryway. You survive or die.

With the image of this shifted island, the motivations of the characters appear absurd and touch us by their naivete, marked with a profound melancholy. Between the gangster who wants to beat the world records of apnea then to save the forest, the young cleaner of septic tanks who wishes to establish genes of intelligence of his wife's fetus, the old dumb deaf person who has played races for 30 years but does not know what to do once he has earned. All this gives rise to little trivial scenes highlighted by the slow rhythm as in the whodunnits of Fargo of the Coen Brothers or a simple plot of Sam Raimi.

Only one problem with this original score: the narrative structure is a little too well tied up, so much that one guesses the course of the events easily.

Ah yes, in fact, Vincent D'Onofrio is great. But you knew that already, didn't you?


Thanks MarieDeFrance!

Monday, July 20, 2009

UK Film Festival screens "Welles"

Graham Greene International Film Festival
Berkhamsted, UK

Friday, October 2, 2009
9.00pm-10.00pm Five Minutes, Mr. Welles
-30 minutes, B&W, Brooklyn Hazelhurst Productions, 2005, directed by Vincent D’Onofrio, starring the director and Janine Th√©riault; only ever screened officially at the Venice Film Festival; a tribute to Orson Welles, and an imagined “behind the scenes” look at the actor during his filming of The Third Man; this film is also a story about the nature of artistic creation and the conflict between art and commerce. Classification: PG
more

Thanks Linda!

"All In" caps


Click photo to view slideshow

Friday, July 17, 2009

Eames in "Major Case" - airs 7.26.08

Eames teams with Nichols in CI episode "Major Case". Dylan Baker guest stars as head of an NYPD Crime Lab.


"Major Case" - Detective Eames assists with Nichols' case involving the death of an addict who was just days from going straight when Wheeler is otherwise engaged in the labor and delivery of her baby. Airs Sunday, July 26 at 9/8C on USA network.

CI episode "Alpha Dog" to air August 2

From NBCUMV

The last Goren/Eames CI episode for the season, "Alpha Dog", airs on Aug 2.

A hunky posterboy with a million-dollar torso has what others crave: sex appeal. When he shows up dead after a night of sex and drugs with an elusive woman, detectives Goren and Eames uncover the sexual paranoia behind the murder.

Thanks Peachybc!
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Final episode of the season, "Revolution" with Detectives Nichols & Wheeler, airs August 9.

A bank executive is murdered. The motive appears tied to anger over the recent bailout of the bank.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

"Sons + Daughters" closes on August 23

Sons + Daughters
35 Ave A (between 2nd and 3rd Sts)
East Village
http://www.sonsanddaughtersinc.com/sons/

Carin van der Donk’s kiddie-centric spot, which specializes in fair-trade and organic merchandise, is closing its doors at the end of August. Score huge deals on everything in stock as the shop tries to clear out its merchandise: all clothing and shoes are 50% off, and toys and books are 30% off. Don’t forget to check out their $10 dead-stock clearance bins for luxe loot at below-wholesale prices.

When
Sundays 10am–7pm , Mondays noon–7pm , Tuesdays noon–7pm , Wednesdays 10am–7pm , Thursdays 10am–7pm , Fridays 10am–7pm , Saturdays 10am–7pm Through Aug 23. Also, online orders.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Video clip from "All In"

Clip: 'Default Warrant' from next CI episode "All In"
- airs Sunday 7/19 at 9/8C on USA.

Vincent talks about his films

More Interviews with Vincent D'Onofrio
From Allocine.com

On "Men in Black"


On "The Cell"


On "Ed Wood"


On "The Player"


On "Full Metal Jacket"


On "The Salton Sea"

New York Criminal Section - Interview with Vincent D'Onofrio

From Allocine.com - Thanks to Jenn M.


Scenes from "Little New York" aka "Staten Island. "Little New York" opens in France on August 5.

Clip from Little New York: Parmy and his men--


Clip from Little New York: Parmy and his mom--


Clip from Little New York: Parmy visits Jasper--


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Monday, July 13, 2009

"All In" Promo and Preview

Promo and preview of next CI episode, "All In" on USA Network site.




Promo

"All In" airs Sunday, July 19th at 9/8C on USA network.

When poker genius Josh loses $80,000 in a card game, his bookie forces him into collections to work off the losses; when Josh, expecting a blank, fires a gun while collecting money, a real bullet comes out of the weapon. A gifted poker player finds himself caught up in a murder investigation when his debts turn him into a collections enforcer.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Production Stills "The Irishman"








Vincent as ruthless mobster and Teamster official John Nardi in "The Irishman".

Photos: Movieset.com

Friday, July 10, 2009

USA Delivers Best 2Q Ever On Cable

Posted on 09 July 2009 by Bill Gorman, TVbythenumbers

--from a USA press release:

NEW YORK– June 30, 2009 – USA won the second quarter of 2009 with cable’s highest ever 2nd quarter among P25-54 (1.47 million), P18-49 (1.37 million), total viewers (3.17 million) and households (2.37 million). This is the first time on cable any network has delivered over 3 million total viewers in a 2nd quarter.

excerpted- · Four of the top five P25-54 scripted series on cable in 2Q09 were USA Originals, with ROYAL PAINS (3.014 million 25-54 and 2.781 million P18-49) and BURN NOTICE (3.016 million P25-54 and 2.754 million P18-49) claiming the top two spots for P25-54 and P18-49 while IN PLAIN SIGHT ranked 4th for P25-54 (2.27 million) and 5th P18-49 (1.96 million) and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT was the #5 P25-54 (1.911 million) scripted series and #8 P18-49 (1.612 million). BURN NOTICE and ROYAL PAINS were the only scripted series on cable to average over 3 million P25-54 and 2.5 million P18-49 viewers in 2Q09...

· IN PLAIN SIGHT and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT were the top two series on Sundays in 2Q09 among P25-54 (IPS 2.27 million / CI 1.91 million), total viewers (4.68 million / 4.11 million), and households (3.51 million / 3.09 million). IN PLAIN SIGHT was also the top series on Sundays among P18-49 (1.96 million).

Full article

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Irishman: Cleveland mob film

WBNX Blog, 7.7.09

Vincent D’Onofrio has seen his share of mob stories during eight seasons on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, but in his latest role he channels a real-life crime lord from the recent La Cosa Nostra era in Cleveland. Folks under 40 may be stunned to learn about the surreal underworld factions that ruled the Rock & Roll Capital as far back as the 1920s through the mid-1980s. We’re talking rackets, labor, godfathers, hitmen…and in 1976 alone, 36 bomb explosions throughout the city. Much of Cleveland’s organized crime history is documented by area lawman/author Rick Porrello in To Kill The Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia. His revealing book finally comes to the big-screen next year as The Irishman, which just finished filming in Detroit—where the bleak urban landscape simulated the local scene of a quarter-century ago. The title character refers to Danny Greene, the brash Irish-American mob boss whose rivalry with the local Italian mafia provoked a countrywide turf war, ultimately ending with Greene’s assassination and several high-ranking crime family members turning government informants. D’Onofrio portrays ruthless John Nardi, a rebel Italian who took Greene under his wing. Clevelanders will recognize many of the key players’ names in this infamous chapter of local history. The sprawling all-star cast features Ray Stevenson as Greene; plus Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Paul Sorvino and Linda Cardellini. Sound like a film…you can’t refuse?


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Vincent narrates "Mr Laughs" DVD

Broadway World, 7.6.09 - Thanks to Linda!

Sal Richards Brings THE WAY IT WAS To The Triad Theatre 7/22, 7/29, 8/6, 8/13

Atlantic City/Las Vegas entertainer SAl Richards will bring his show, ‘The Way It Was' to New York City's Triad Theatre for 4 special engagements; July 22; July 29; August 6; and, August 13. Richards opening act with be Sinatra-singing Jerry Cardone.

The Brooklyn-born Richards has a long and varied show business pedigree, and, has appeared on many TV staples as, ‘Merv Griffin', ‘Dean Martin', his own HBO comedy special; an appearance on HBO's The Sopranos; and, in the movie OUT FOR JUSTICE with Steven Segal. He has also guested on a pivotal episode of NBC's LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. He is also the subject of a DVD documentary entitled ‘Mr. LAUGHS... A LOOK BEHIND THE CURTAIN'; a comprehensive look at his career with testimonials from the likes of Don Rickles; Sid Ceasar; Red Buttons; Jerry Stiller; Soupy Sales; Joy Behar; and, Julius LaRosa, among others. The DVD is narrated by Criminal Intents' Vincent D'Onofrio. The DVD tells the story of Richard's quixotic life ... the ups ... and, the downs. It has received numerous awards from six major film festivals across the country.

A perennial performer in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Richards also lends his name and support to numerous charitable causes and is a regular at many events for The Friar's Club in New York.
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You may view the entire documentary here -




"Mr Laughs" DVD available at Amazon --

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Happy Birthday Kate Erbe!


Kathryn Erbe turns 44 according to Imdb or 43 according to Wikipedia.

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[CURRENT PROJECTS]

List of films in production.

"Emerald City" [Airs 1.6.17]

TV Series - A modern reimagining of the stories that lead to 'The Wizard of Oz'. Vincent.....The Wizard

"CHiPs" [TBA]

Film based on the cops television series CHiPs

Shoots Oct. 15–Nov. 15 in Los Angeles.
Warner Brothers


"In Dubious Battle" [2016]

"In Dubious Battle" [2016]
An activist gets caught up in the labor movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s. Vincent....Al Anderson

"Pele" [2016]

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

Vincent D'Onofrio....Coach Feola
Filmed in Brazil November 2013

"TENN" [TBA]

A story about the early life of Tennessee Williams

Directed by James Franco
Vincent D'Onofrio, Jacob Loeb

"American Falls" - [TBA]

In a rural town in Southern Idaho, the Suzukis, a Japanese American family, run a small motel. One night they get a strange visitor who sports ‘city’ clothes who turns out to be the first African-American man that Toru Suzuki’s children have ever seen. Yoshiko takes it upon herself to solve the mystery about this man, especially when 2 police officers come knocking on their door.

Short film produced by Erika Hampson.
Vincent D'Onofrio as Detective Foster.

'Purgatory' [TBA]

'Purgatory' [TBA]
Tagline: In the Wild West a lot of blood was spilled... but it didn't go to waste. Vincent....Dallas Stoudenmire

"A Fall From Grace" [TBA]

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Director: Jennifer Lynch
Producer/Writer ...Eric Wilkinson

Vincent D'Onofrio ....George Lawson (GRACE's father)
Tim Roth.......Detective Tabb

Filming in St Louis - TBA

"Supreme Ruler" [TBA]

A man campaigns to become the leader of the Buffalo lodge.

Vincent D'Onofrio as Hank Dory
Ron Livingston as Steve
Marcia Gay Harden as Nancy

"The Monster Next Door" [TBA]

"The Monster Next Door" - Comedy Horror

Executive Produced by Dennis Johnson, Melanie Mohlman Produced by Eric Wilkinson, David Michaels
Written by Jim Robbins
Directed by Jennifer Lynch

Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Pullman, French Stewart, Bill Moseley

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]
Vincent......Harvey Weinstein

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