francis ford coppola Archives

Napoleon: Netflix Funds Restoration of Abel Gance’s 1927 Epic
Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Studios released a 3-hour-and-43-minute restoration back in 1980, and the British film historian Kevin Brownlow released a 5-and-a-half-hour version with colour tints and the triptych PolyVision restored in 1983 That version has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray in the UK The new Netflix and CMC restoration will be the most[...]
The Godfather: From the Peak to the End of the Gangster Movie
Francis Ford Coppola surprised the movie world with Mario Puzos The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone This new cut of the third Godfather movie is the "true" ending of The Godfather Saga, though it really ended when The Sopranos came along. Still from "The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone," Paramount Pictures Hollywood gangster[...]
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
He likened them to "theme parks" dismissing them as spectacles that don't engage the audience. Credit: G Holland / Shutterstock.com 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 The entertainment industry constantly reinvents itself Some movements and genres[...]
'Apocalypse Now' Fina
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[...]
Apocalypse Now The Game Moves To A New Home
Credit: American Zeotrope 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 When I'd last spoken to some[...]
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ai0Ebklbuc&feature=youtu.beVideo can't be loaded because[...]
"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. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/1937766/video-742886-h264_high.mp4 The game will be created by a "team of AAA developers" including the creators, designers, directors, writers and producers[...]