Robert De Niro has played some of cinema’s greatest gangsters, so much so that he’s even parodied his tough-guy persona. Here are 10 of his most criminally great roles.
“I realized after the book and film were released that too many stories about the Camorra in Naples had been left out, and that they could be told in a series. The empire of criminal enterprises, the conflicts, the betrayals…”
Marcus Wilson, producer of THE A WORD, talks about learning what it means to be on the autism spectrum, finding the right child actor to play Joe and how THE A WORD’s distinctive soundtrack is vital to the show.
Which mobsters were based on actual mafiosos? Which scenes were pulled right from the headlines? Read on to discover five true mob stories behind The Godfather: Part II:
With every episode of THE A WORD comes an “A” Word of the Week. Stephanie McMaster, humor writer and blogger, discusses the opposing attitudes that can arise when it comes to making a big parenting decision.
Maya, David and Pavel pick up Joe on the road. Officer Laing stops and questions them.
Frank Costello (The Departed), Nino Brown (New Jack City), Tony Montana (Scarface)… Here are some of the most memorable mobsters to hit the big screen.
Paul Spriggs, production designer for THE A WORD, talks about how he begins his design process, finding the perfect setting for the brewery in THE A WORD and the reason production chose to construct the interior sets in Manchester.
Find out which real-life mob boss was the inspiration behind Marlon Brando’s Don Corleone.
With every episode of THE A WORD comes an “A” Word of the Week. Ann Imig — founder of the live-reading series Listen to Your Mother and editor of the acclaimed anthology called LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now — discusses what it means to be an altruistic parent on a family summer vacation.
After being ill for a day and sharing a touching moment with his mother Alison, Joe wakes her to the tune of “Common People” by Pulp. He then turns the volume up for an extra kick and rocks out to one of Arctic Monkeys’ uptempo songs “I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor.” Listen to all of the songs from THE A WORD Episode 104 in the Spotify playlist below.
Maya, David and Pavel pick up Joe on the road. A passing motorist chastises them for letting Joe walk alone.
Gary Barnes, location manager for THE A WORD, discusses the location scouting research that went into prepping for the series, the careful consideration made in choosing shots that included the lakes and the flooding damage that Storm Desmond wreaked on the Lake District in 2015.
SundanceTV announced that the fourth and final season of its original drama series RECTIFY will premiere on Wed., Oct. 26 at 10/9c.
SundanceTV announced at the Television Critics’ Association (TCA) Press Tour that it has picked up the second season of THE A WORD from Keshet International, adding to the network’s 2017 programming slate. The Fifty Fathoms and Keshet UK co-production for BBC One bowed earlier in July to rave reviews.
With every episode of THE A WORD comes an “A” Word of the Week. Wendi Aarons — award-winning humor writer and blogger — discusses the aging process, and how growing pains are not just applicable to children.
Joe and his half-sister Rebecca share a bonding moment at the breakfast table when Rebecca recites her lines for Antigone and Joe recites the lyrics to “Disco 2000″ by the band Pulp. She lovingly pats him on the head and says, “You are a genius.” Listen to music from this week’s episode of THE A…
The Hughes family gathers in the kitchen to meet Joe’s new therapist. Alison recognizes the therapist, Maggie White, from high school. She admits to Paul that she and Maggie hated each other in school.
With every episode of THE A WORD, which airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on SundanceTV, comes an “A” Word of the Week. Marisa Nightingale — senior media advisor for The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy — talks about the cringe-worthy moment in adolescence when it’s time for “The Talk,” and offers some tips on how to make it less awkward.
Affectionately nicknamed “Mozart” (probably due to his musical prowess) by his father Paul, Joe begins Episode 2 by singing along for the second time in the series to “World Shut Your Mouth” by Julian Cope — clearly, it’s one of his favorites. Listen to all the music from this week’s episode of THE A WORD in the Spotify playlist below.
Joe walks down a road and listens to “World Shut Your Mouth” by Julian Cope. Pavel, David and Maya pick him up and drop him off at home.
SundanceTV’s series THE A WORD is being hailed by top television critics as a “fascinating and unique” “gem” that’s “not to be missed.”
Greg McHugh, stars as Eddie Scott in THE A WORD on SundanceTV. Here he chats about working with six-year-old Max Vento, his first experience working with Executive Producer/Writer Peter Bowker on Marvellous, and what he hopes THE A WORD will communicates to audiences.
With every episode of THE A WORD comes an “A” Word of the Week. Kelley Nettles — speech-language pathologist and writer of family-centric blog Kelley’s Break Room — discusses what it means as a parent when someone whips out the word “autism.”
Brit rockers The Arctic Monkeys kick things off on THE A WORD series premiere as young Joe Hughes walks — headphones on — through northwest England’s scenic Lake District, singing along to “Mardy Bum.” One thing is certain: This youngster has taste. Listen to Joe’s go-to songs and the rest of the music from this week’s episode of THE A WORD in the Spotify playlist below.