Robert De Niro explains his 'Godfather' experiment

Story highlights Robert De Niro discusses his prep for the 1974 film ‘The Godfather: Part II’ De Niro will screen the first two ‘Godfather’ films during the Tribeca Film Festival (CNN)When Robert De Niro landed the role of the young mob boss Vito Corleone in the 1974 film “The Godfather: Part II,” he said he approached it like a “scientific ...

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Where to eat in Cartagena, Colombia's culinary capital

Cartagena, Colombia (CNN)Colombia’s beautiful Caribbean port city of Cartagena might not be known for its hot dining scene, but that’s changing fast. Star chefs are combining local flavors for a Colombian take on world class cuisine, served alongside perfectly crafted cocktails. Add that to the mix of beautiful colonial architecture, vibrant colors and rocking nightlife and Cartagena is becoming a ...

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Bill Nye becomes science warrior in Netflix series

(CNN)Can Bill Nye really save the world? Probably not by preaching to the choir, which doesn’t make his half-hour Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves the World” any less noteworthy as a breezy blow struck on behalf of science, despite a few structural miscalculations. The title alone speaks volumes: Premiering more than 20 years after “Bill Nye the Science Guy” started ...

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Barca great Xavi reveals his 'Ultimate Player'

Story highlights Barcelona legend Xavi reveals his ultimate player Which world stars, past and present, make the cut? (CNN)Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez played with Lionel Messi for over a decade, once saying “there is no heir” to the Argentine’s throne. The two won countless honors together, but when CNN Sport asks the Spaniard which world stars he would combine to ...

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Is Bangkok really banning street food?

(CNN)When news broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city’s famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines. Bangkok’s governor, Wanlop Suwandee, was quoted by English daily The Nation as saying the city is now “working to get rid of ...

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Ghost Recon Wildlands – Ubisoft on building an open-world Bolivia

True enough –  we tend to form a romanticised image of a place in our mind. We still get video games now where English characters all sound like Danny Dyer got dropkicked through a Charles Dickens novel, and that kind of handling in some cultures could be problematic. Visiting real-world locations is clearly an advantage for understanding culture, then, and ...

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