“I Choose Not To Remember Bad Advice:” A TDQ Q&A With Actor Tony Senzamici

The Neptune Ordeal

Our writers at The Daily Quarterly love to write. After hearing Tony’s two favorite movies they came up with this. Sure, it’s only a tag line but how long is a movie? Two hours? Shouldn’t take much longer than that to write a script.

This weeks’ TDQ Q&A is with actor Tony Senzamici. Tony spoke with us about working with David Simon and Melissa Leo on HBO’s “Treme,” his former career in sales and his charity, The Amici Charity. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A With Tony Senzamici:

The Daily Quarterly: Who was your favorite actor growing up?

Tony Senzamici: Always loved Sean Connery as Bond, Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Robert Deniro.

TDQ: What was your favorite movie growing up?

TS: I had several, but “Poseidon Adventure” and “Planet Of The Apes.”

TDQ: What made you want to be in show business?

TS: Billy Joel said it best in one of his songs… “to forget about life for a while.”
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“I Feel Blessed To Have A Career Where I Never Stop Learning:” A TDQ Q&A With Actor/Director Oscar Torre

Oscar TorreThis week’s TDQ Q&A is with actor/director Oscar Torre. Oscar spoke to us about his upcoming role in “The Hangover 3,” what it was like directing his wife in a movie and how he discovered acting. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with Oscar Torre:

The Daily Quarterly: Who was your favorite actor growing up?

Oscar Torre: Sylvester Stallone. I wanted to be every character he ever played. My younger brother and I would go to the movies to watch the “Rocky” films, and then we’d go 15 rounds in the lobby of the theater, both claiming that we were Rocky. Later, when I started acting, it was Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. I really admired their dedication and commitment to their roles.

TDQ: What was your favorite movie growing up?

OT: The first three “Rocky” films.

TDQ: What made you want to be in show business?

OT: I kind of fell into it. I took drama as an elective in college, with no ambition of pursuing it as a career. I just needed 3 more credits to graduate and thought it would be an easy class. I quickly fell in love with acting but didn’t tell anyone for fear of being ridiculed. Once I started getting work, I felt a little more comfortable letting other people know. Continue reading

Dolphin Communicat​ion Deciphered​: Turns Out They’re Mostly Just Misquoting Robert De Niro Movies

Dolphin

"Are you squeaking, beeping, and chirping at me? Well I'm the only one here..."

Fort Pierce, FL—Scientists and researchers at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution have announced they have solved the riddle of dolphin communication and can translate much of the noises made by the mammal. And it appears they mostly discuss films by Academy Award Winner Robert De Niro.

“We were quite excited as we saw a pattern emerge in their communication,” said David Cole, spokesman for the Institution. “The problem is, pretty much all they do is quote Mr. De Niro’s films. And they are quoting them incorrectly at that.”

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