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He Shot the "Godfather": Gordon Willis, ASC

The new issue of “American Cinematographer” October, 2014 $5.95 is devoted to the late Gordon Willis, ASC 1931-2014. A number of his peers and colleagues offer tributes to the impact of his work and life on their own careers: Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, and Steven Soderbergh. 27 more words


Ranking the Films of Francis Ford Coppola

It has been a while since I’ve ranked a director’s films. In this edition, I tackle Francis Ford Coppola.

Coppola is a man that has made some of the best films of all-time, given birth to another accomplished filmmaker and created some fine tasting wines. 104 more words


"Back to Business. But hey, what a vacation!" - Part 1, September 16, 2014

Dear all,

this is to let you know that I am now back to business and I will resume posting on this blog and in my newsletter like before and even more frequently. 198 more words


The Conversation (1974)

Directed By – Francis Ford Coppola

Screenplay By – Francis Ford Coppola

Cinematography By – Bill Butler

Starring Gene Hackman

113 min.

This movie turned out to be way stranger than I expected. 183 more words

Youth Without Youth (2007)

Imagine Christopher Nolan or Baz Luhrmann or Roland Emmerich or any other director unwilling to retreat from the staid comfort of big-budget blockbuster filmmaking, and imagine they break their mold for a moment and make a tiny, heartfelt, indie-feel flick with no explosions or battles or tidal waves. 596 more words


Apocalypse Now (1979)

Having never seen this movie until now, I’m happy to say it’s not hard to see why this is considered such a classic, the movie is simply mesmerizing and doesn’t let go of you once it gets started. 60 more words


The Godfather #14 on Reggie’s Take Movie Franchise Countdown

The Godfather movie franchise is based on the characters from the novel of the same name written by author Mario Puzo. Consisting of three feature length films all directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather series comes in at #14 in my Reggie’s Take movie franchise countdown. 990 more words