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Where’s My Biopic? Director Dorothy Arzner [OPINION]

Where's My Biopic? Director Dorothy Arzner [OPINION]

Among her students was Francis Ford Coppola.Arzner died in 1979 at the age of 82 The industry she helped build gave her a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame In March 2018, Coppola helped dedicate Paramount’s dressing room building after his former mentor She was also featured in the 2000 play “Camera, Woman” and[...]

Film director Martin Scorsese in Trinity College, Dublin before speaking to students and alumni. 24 FEBRUARY 2017

Martin Scorsese v. Marvel Controversy: What's the Big Deal? [OPINION]

He likened them to “theme parks” dismissing them as spectacles that don’t engage the audience.[caption id="attachment_839559" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: G Holland /[/caption] Scorsese Helped Change the Industry Many Scorcese contemporaries came in support like Francis Ford Coppola Others, while respecting Scorsese's opinion, dispute his assertions about their place in cinema[...]

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The 4K of 'Apocalypse Now' Final Cut Gets Trailer

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece film Apocalypse Now, we're getting a very special cut of the movie, in a 4K release.The "Final Cut" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, with Coppola in attendence.IndieWire has a fabulous write up of all the goodies we'll be getting on the 4K release, and rumor[...]

Winona Rider and Keanu Reeves May Actually Be Married Because of 'Dracula'

This may be one of our favorite stories actress Winona Rider has ever told, and fans of Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula will no doubt feel the same way.You may recall that in the 1992 lush romantic horror film, Rider plays Mina Harker née Murray, the object of Prince Vlad's attention and beloved of solicitor Jonathan Harker, played by Keanu Reeves[...]

Anthony Bourdain Sits Down To Dinner With Francis Ford Coppola

First gaining notoriety back in the early 90s with his brilliant autobiographical tale Kitchen Confidential and subsequent tv series A Cook's Tour,  he's never really gone away.  Mellowing in recent years, the former occasionally foul-mouthed Travel Channel host brought his world traversing docu-style food-a-mentaries to CNN.His Parts Unknown series has garnered several award nominations and wins thanks[...]

'Spielberg': HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

Abrams, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian de Palma, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Dreyfuss, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, David Geffen, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Liam Neeson, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey and Robert Zemeckis.  For nearly 50[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For April 7

Also today was Wrestlemania 29 from the Meadowlands in New Jersey, and featured CM Punk taking on The Undertaker, and in the main event John Cena found redemption against The Rock. Today in Bleeding Cool history, in 2011: The return of Rob Granito. Today's Birthdays include Billie Holiday musician (1915), Ravi Shankar musician (1920), James Garner actor (1928), Francis Ford Coppola director (1939), Stan Winston special effects artist (1946), John Oates musician (1949), Janis Ian musician (1951), Russell[...]

Apocalypse Now The Game Moves To A New Home

[caption id="attachment_610813" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: American Zeotrope[/caption]Apocalypse Now the game has been quietly moving along in the crowdfunding phase and today Francis Ford Coppola's American Zeotrope and Erebus are moving the game to a new home for all future crowdfunding efforts.The game is getting a unique crowdfunding platform to replace the previous Kickstarter page[...]

Apocalypse Now Video Game Gets Prototype Footage

Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now video game which was announced earlier this week just put up some early prototype footage that shows off iconic scenes from the movie rendered in game graphics While not the most polished of footage, it is a fantastic companion piece to the Kickstarter campaign's main page.[embed][/embed]So far, the project has[...]

"Mr. Kurtz- We Dead" – Apocalypse Now To Become A Horror RPG

Francis Ford Coppola announced today that his film company American Zeotrope will be partnering with director Montgomery Markland, producer Lawrence Liberty, and writer Rob Auten to create a psychological horror RPG based off Coppola's 1979 film Apocalypse Now.[embed][/embed]The game will be created by a "team of AAA developers" including the creators, designers, directors, writers and producers[...]

The Godfather Notebook To Be Published In November

In one of the special features for The Godfather Trilogy Blu-ray and DVD box sets, director Francis Ford Coppola revealed pages from a large binder in which he kept notes during the production of the films And according to Entertainment Weekly, Coppola will be offering its contents to film fanatics this fall.The Godfather Notebook will[...]

The Star Wars Line Begins Now And More Tales Of The Star Wars

According to The New York Times, fans of Star Wars have already begun to line up outside the historic Chinese Theater in Hollywood in anticipation of next week's release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Though the films have always generated big crowds, the phenomenon outside the Chinese dates back to the release of Star […]

Steven Spielberg's Letter To Heavy Metal Regarding Their "Disgusting" 1941 Adaptation

The fabulous Tumblr blog Panel to Panel posted a photo of that letter and it might be some of Spielberg's finest writing.Though he found the end product "off-putting, disgusting and terribly racist," he praised Bissette and Veitch as "ruthlessly talented (though demented)." And though he felt the end product did not reflect "the intentions of[...]

The Early Days Of American Zoetrope Remembered In Gary Leva Documentary

His work spans a wide range of films, from a look at making 2001: a space odyssey to a retrospective on the work of Casablanca director Michael Curtiz.Leva also made a retrospective on Francis Ford Coppola's financed filmmaker collective, American Zoetrope Intended to be more than Coppola's production company, filmmakers like John Milius, George Lucas[...]

George Lucas Expects His Next Films "Will Never Get Into Theaters"

The ones I’m working on now will never get into the theaters. An obvious comparison would be the recent films of Francis Ford Coppola, self-initiated works that were put together pretty much off-grid and played in limited cinemas, at best Youth Without Youth and Twixt are experimental in ways that suggest Coppola was feeling utterly free[...]

Now Is The Time To Buy The Godfather Trilogy On Blu-Ray

Restored with great consideration and care, the Blu-ray box set of the Francis Ford Coppola's three Godfather films was something of a benchmark set Not even the inclusion of the distinctly unpopular third instalment curbed the plaudits (actually, these Blu-rays came out in 2008 when there was a revisionist swing back in the third film's[...]