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Interview: 'Stand Up Guys' Helmer Fisher Stevens On Directing Icons, Memorable Acting And Duty To Docs

May 23rd, 2013 10:15am EDT
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Nothing says talented like a show business journeyman and for busy actor/producer/director Fisher Stevens it’s all in a days work.  On the acting front Stevens has created a ton of past memorable work in films like "My Science Project," "Short Circuit" and "Hackers."  His producing work on important documentaries has not only made a social and environmental impact, but in the case of "The Cove" garnered Academy Awards as well.  And on the directing front its full steam ahead as his latest effort, the Christopher Walken/Al Pacino/Alan Arkin starring flick titled "Stand Up Guys," hits DVD/Blu...

'Stand Up Guys' Great Acting And A Killer Script Make This A Must See (Video)

January 31st, 2013 1:00pm EST
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There are many reasons to see this quirky, independent, funny, touching, comedy but the main ones are - Al Pacino and Christopher Walken.  They are fantastic. Both of these fine actors give tour de force performances in their respective roles.

Al is Vall, a 60+ year old career criminal who's just been released from prison after serving twenty-eight years, for refusing to give up one of his close criminal associates.

His BFF, Doc (Christopher Walken) picks him up at the prison and the two guys spend the next few hours, talking about their glory days, drinking, popping pills and visiting a ...

5 Fun Facts About 'Stand Up Guys' Star Christopher Walken

January 31st, 2013 10:00am EST
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Christopher Walken’s trademark looks, too-cool demeanor and sly eyes make him the ideal mobster. And if nothing else, his gangbuster performance in the upcoming movie “Stand Up Guys” demonstrates it too.

Walken plays Doc, an aging mobster that reunites with long lost comrades Val (Al Pacino) and Hirsch (Alan Arkin). The veteran gangster trio reminisce about their glory days and discover they still have what it takes to stir up trouble. But unbeknownst to Val, Doc’s under contract to kill him, adding an unexpected twist to the action-packed comedic plot.

We’ve enjoyed Walken’s attention-gr...

Al Pacino Injures His Eye On 'Stand Up Guys' Set

April 25th, 2012 10:36am EDT
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Al Pacino was treated by medics on the set of his new movie Stand Up Guys after hurting his eye in an explosive gun-wielding scene.

The Scarface legend has teamed up with fellow veteran star Christopher Walken for the movie, in which two ageing gangsters enjoy one last job.

The pair filmed a gunfight sequence on the streets of Los Angeles, with both firing off fake pistols in front of the cameras on Monday.

However, Pacino was left wincing in pain after the scene wrapped, and medics had to wash out his eye with solution.

It's not known how the actor was injured.

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