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Al Pacino to Receive Honorary Award at L.A. Italia Festival

As part of the eighth annual Los Angeles, Italia-Film, Fashion and Arts Fest, renowned theater and film actor Al Pacino will be receiving the fest’s newest and highest honor: the Jack Valenti — L.A., Italia Legend Award.

Named after former MPAA president Jack Valenti, who helped pioneer the first movie ratings system, the award is set to be given each year to an Italian-American who “has made major contributions to the global motion pictures industry.”

Pacino will receive his award on Feb. 17 during the festival’s opening night ceremonies at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Jack Valenti’s daughter Courtenay, now a vice president of production at Warner Bros., will present the award.

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written by mark rozeman for paste magazine

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Bullet to the Head – Directed by Walter Hill. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Jason Momoa. When their partners are killed, a cop and a hitman find they have an enemy in common and team up to bring him down.

Stand Up Guys‘ – Directed by Fisher Stevens. Starring Alan ArkinAl Pacino, and Christopher Walken. A couple of con men try to get their crew back together one last time before one of them is faced with his final assignment to kill his friend.

Warm Bodies‘ – Directed by Jonathan Levine. Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, and John Malkovich. In a zombie-plagued world, one zombie is starting to become human again, and falls for the girlfriend of one of his victims.

Side Effects‘ – Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Starring Rooney MaraChanning Tatum, and Jude Law. Struggling with anxiety due to her husband’s impending release from prison, a young woman seeks the aid of a psychiatrist and prescription drugs.

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III‘ (Limited) – Directed by Roman Coppola. Starring Charlie SheenJason Schwartzman, and Bill Murray. When his girlfriend breaks up with him, a graphic designer heads down a quirky spiral of self-loathing and regret.

A Good Day to Die Hard‘ – Directed by John Moore. Starring Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. John McClane heads to Russia to help his wayward son, who turns out to be a CIA operative, and together the pair work to bring down a nuclear weapons plot.

Dark Skies‘ – Directed by Scott Charles Stewart. Starring Keri Russell and Josh Hamilton. A family’s peaceful life is torn asunder by increasingly disturbing events, leading them to discover that a dark force is after them.

See more movies release in February 2013 at http://bit.ly/UOIZWt

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