10 Questions for Al Pacino

On top of winning an American Film Institute Life Achievement Award this month, this icon is releasing The Al Pacino Collection , a DVD boxed set of three personal films. Al Pacino will now take your questions

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Al Pacino

Do you think Italian-American culture is represented unfairly in film and on TV? —Jeff Palatini, Columbus, OH
Explain to me what Italian-American culture is. We've been here 100 years. Isn't Italian-American culture American culture? That's because we're so diverse, in terms of intermarriage. Most everybody who's Italian is half Italian. Except me. I'm all Italian. I'm mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me.

How do you feel about all those hip-hop artists on MTV's Cribs who have Scarface shrines? —Ricky Baizas,...

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