DiCaprio finally takes home some Oscar gold

Feb 29, 2016

DiCaprio finally takes home some Oscar gold

A-list actor Leonardo DiCaprio finally snagged Oscars gold on Sunday, 22 years after his first Academy Award nomination — proving he really is not just a pretty face. Though one of the world’s biggest and most bankable stars — “Titanic” rocketed him to the ...

'The Revenant' and DiCaprio are winners at BAFTA awards

Feb 15, 2016

'The Revenant' and DiCaprio are winners at BAFTA awards

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The British film industry showered Valentine’s Day love on “The Revenant” Sunday, awarding the endurance epic five prizes, including best picture and best actor, at the British Academy Film and Television Arts Awards. Leonardo DiCaprio cemented his Oscar-favorite status by taking the best-actor trophy ...

DiCaprio has audience with pope, shares environment worries

Jan 29, 2016

DiCaprio has audience with pope, shares environment worries

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio brushed up his Italian to greet Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday, discussed their shared concern over the environment and gave the pontiff a check for his charitable works. “Your Holiness, thank you for granting me this private audience with you,” ...

Leonardo DiCaprio partners with Netflix for documentary projects

Mar 5, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio partners with Netflix for documentary projects

Becoming the latest high-profile name to partner with Netflix Inc., Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and his production company, Appian Way, will produce a documentary and a series that will premiere exclusively on the digital streaming service, the company said on Wednesday. DiCaprio, who worked with ...

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. highest-earning actor, Forbes says

Jul 22, 2014

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. highest-earning actor, Forbes says

Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney’s Marvel superhero film franchises “Iron Man” and “The Avengers,” is Hollywood’s highest-paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June ...

'Great Gatsby' reunites Luhrmann, DiCaprio

Jun 14, 2013

'Great Gatsby' reunites Luhrmann, DiCaprio

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“The Great Gatsby” is a classic novel from 1925 that is often a required part of the school curriculum in North America. However, it has yet to become a classic film. Several attempts have been made, though. These include a 1949 Alan Ladd vehicle, ...

'Django Unchained'

Mar 1, 2013

'Django Unchained'

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Way back in 1992 there appeared a hot new indie flick called “Reservoir Dogs” by a then-unknown video-rental clerk turned director called Quentin Tarantino. This newcomer’s knack was to take a classic genre movie — the heist flick — and pump it full of ...