Cool Black's Oscar Picks 2014 - By Dankwa Brooks AKA *Cool Black* Last year I saw ALL of the nominated films for Best Picture, all NINE of them. This year I was not as fortunate. I did s...
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|DVD cover for The Best Man (1999)|
|3rd Edition of Screenplay|
And yet, Pacino is different. He still can’t wrap himself around the idea of doing something strictly for the money…He can’t take the millions and run when the script doesn’t capture his imagination. He’s a throwback to a time when artists did what pleased them, what inspired them, and if anyone liked what they did, fine with them. But if they didn’t, it shouldn’t matter…Because it’s not about money. It’s never been about money, with Pacino. It’s about how he feels inside his body and his head. It’s about his art. And in age of commerce, Al Pacino just may be the last artist standing.That pretty much sums up what I thought of Alfredo James Pacino after reading his interviews in this book. He is a dedicated an artisan as I ever seen.
|Left to Right: Al Pacino in The Godther, Part II (1974) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975)|
|Chad Boseman in 42 Inset John Singleton|