Need Or Passion: What About Robert De Niro?

image.png

Robert De Niro What Travis Bickle

Robert De Niro worked with prestigious directors since Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather. Part II), Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver), Bertolucci (Twentieth century), Cimino (The hunter), Leone (Once upon a Time in America), Palm (The Untouchables), Mann (Heat) y Tarantino (Jackie Brown). So it is even more striking that he continues to participate in films bad with pitiful roles …

Social concern

That Robert De Niro accept more and more roles that are shameful have worried the entire movie community. Qartz drew up a graph showing the decline in the quality of their films.

Also a user of Twitter published an analysis that pointed out “the exact moment in which the actor he stopped caring about his career ”:

https://twitter.com/chapmangamo/status/750971489122418688

The actor himself joked about this when, upon receiving a Golden Globe honorary in 2011, thanked that the award had been announced before voters could see “Little Focker”.

Robert De Niro Received The Lifetime Achievement Award – Golden Globes 2011

The industry and its influence

Today no studio would bet on an adult drama with production values ​​as high as The Godfather O Casino. Martin Scorsese agreed to roll “the Irish” for Netflix because, after more than a decade trying to get financing, they were the only ones willing to pay a budget of 130 million euros. Not to mention, the salaries of the stars were also very high.

To maintain your standard of living, Robert De Niro You have to work three times as long and accept what they offer you. There has also been a lot of speculation about the actor’s financial situation. A divorce from his ex-wife caused him to lose a lot of money.

image.png

Robert De NIro and his then-wife Grace Hightower …

In your failures Robert De Niro has worked with stars like Sean Penn, Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore, Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kevin Kline O John Travolta. Prestigious actors who fell into the same trap …

He has two main criteria when choosing projects: that he likes the director or the actors, even if the script is weak, and the money. His economic situation is comfortable, but he has many fixed expenses, said one of his partners to New York Post.

The truth is that the roles they offer him are not the same as when he was at the top. The terms in which the decline of Robert De Niro they say a lot about how society perceives old age. According to some viewers, Robert De Niro he has betrayed their memory of him and therefore his professional decline is a personal affront to them.

A partner of Robert De Niro, I comment

With age, good roles dissipate and he doesn’t want to stop working. Shooting movies is his life and he refuses to spend years waiting for a script of his dreams that may never come. Keeping working keeps you busy and relevant. He no longer cares about criticism, he knows that he has more than proven himself to be a formidable actor With age, good roles dissipate and he doesn’t want to stop working. Shooting movies is his life and he refuses to spend years waiting for a script of his dreams that may never come. Keeping working keeps you busy and relevant. He no longer cares about criticism, he knows that he has more than proven himself to be a formidable actor

The only conclusion to be drawn from the recent trajectory of Robert De Niro is the most obvious: if they offered you films better, I would. Hollywood we are letting you know …