Robert De Niro's the latest prominent Democrat to get mailed a pipe bomb

Robert De Niro hasn’t been shy to denounce our messy president as “a fucking fool,” not-so-cleverly labeling him the “jerk-off in chief.” But, as Trump himself chose not to learn this week, words matter, and the consequences for executing one’s first amendment rights, it appears, is death by explosion. This morning,…

Robert De Niro in talks to be low-key insufferable in Joaquin Phoenix's Joker movie

Joker, Todd Phillips’ gritty, dark, grim, serious, gritty, important, gruesome, twisted, gritty, psychologically dense origin story for the Clown Prince of Crime, is now being staffed up in earnest: Deadline reports that Robert De Niro, he of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and, um, Analyze That fame, is in talks to join…

Robert De Niro gets to the point, says "Fuck Trump" on live Tonys telecast

The antipathy between Robert De Niro and Donald Trump is one of the more enjoyable non-hip-hop-related celebrity beefs of our time. It’s a war of words that has given us such hits as De Niro calling Trump “jerkoff-in-chief” at the National Board of Review awards, as well as this response to De Niro banning Trump from…

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller meet as Robert Mueller and Michael Cohen on Saturday Night Live

On last night’s solid John Mulaney-hosted Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump was nowhere to be seen in his traditional political cold open slot. But Kate McKinnon and Beck Bennett were on hand to take up the slack as Jeff Sessions and Mike Pence, respectively, sweating out the recent FBI raid on Trump’s…

Robert De Niro calls Trump "a fucking fool" and "jerkoff-in-chief" in very De Niro speech 

The Golden Globes are usually the wildest awards show of the season, as celebrities who haven’t eaten anything more substantial than a kale smoothie in weeks get tipsy on free champagne and run their mouths. But unless Brie Larson gets wasted on shooters and storms the stage at the Oscars, it looks like the National…

Everybody hates Bernie Madoff in this new trailer for HBO’s The Wizard Of Lies

Greed is a hell of a thing, and this trailer for HBO’s The Wizard Of Lies shows just how destructive it can be when it goes unchecked. The movie is about the fall of Bernie Madoff, the disgraced stockbroker who scammed his clients out of $65 billion, and though this trailer almost casts him in a sympathetic light, it…

Hey scientists, want to collect a quick $100k from Robert De Niro?

Robert De Niro is no stranger to the wild, exciting, and supremely unscientific world of the anti-vaccination movement. Last year, De Niro—whose son has autism—stumped for the anti-vaccination movie Vaxxed to be shown at the Tribeca Film Festival, saying he wanted to provide “the opportunity for a conversation around…

Rosie O’Donnell is the wrong choice to play SNL’s Steve Bannon, and here’s why

When Rosie O’Donnell tweeted that she’s “available” to play Saturday Night Live’s Steve Bannon, it unleashed a feverish round of “Omgggggg what a good idea. Do ittttt” tweets from the anti-Trump cognoscenti. A fan-generated image of O’Donnell as Bannon even started making the rounds online, with O’Donnell ultimately…

Robert De Niro is more of a dirty grandpa than a king of comedy in The Comedian

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It’s been years, even decades, since watching Robert De Niro attempt comedy could be counted as any kind of novelty. But it’s still strange to consider the way De Niro has developed a parallel career as an awkward comedian, from his unhinged aspiring stand-up in The King Of Comedy to the self-parodying shtick of …

Robert De Niro meets Marilyn Manson in the trailer for HBO’s Wizard Of Lies

The trailer for The Wizard Of Lies might give you a sweet pang of nostalgia, and not just for smoking cigarettes in the back of your friend’s shitty Honda while Marilyn Manson played in the background. HBO Film’s latest prestige TV movie centers on the case of Bernie Madoff, the disgraced former stockbroker who pled…

President Obama referenced Crying Jordan and Space Jam during the Medal Of Freedom awards

As the last days of America’s first Cool President wind to a close, Barack Obama took one last chance to remind us what we’re about to lose, giving a warm, joke-filled speech honoring this year’s crop of Presidential Medal Of Freedom honorees. Starting with a statement that this year’s crop of notables—including Diana…

Robert De Niro tries to crack some jokes in The Comedian trailer

Robert De Niro’s 2016 began with Dirty Grandpa. He’s closing it out with another movie in which he woos a much younger woman, only this project is slightly higher brow. In the first trailer for The Comedian, which comes via Entertainment Weekly, we’re introduced to his passé stand-up named Jackie Burke. You know he’s…

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