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Power of Story - Vision of Independence with George Lucas and Robert Redford

Every year, the Sundance Film Festival produces two Power Series.  Earlier in the week, we witnessed the Serious Ladies with Krisitn Wiig, Jenji Kohan and Mindy Kaling.   923 more words

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991) - Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper and Eleanor Coppola

A fascinating insiders’ portrait of Apocalypse Now that it seems amazing even exists, thanks to Coppola’s wife Eleanor secretly filming him going ‘slowly crazy’. It shows how while a film of this scale and openness needs a visionary director, their role is as just one part of a team pulling it in many directions. 23 more words


The Art Of Darkness – Apocalypse Now & Full Metal Jacket


Author: Ezra Stead

“War is hell,” the cliché proclaims, but it seems to be entertaining hell. Along with other ghastly subjects such as murder and vampirism, war ranks among the most popular and commonly used subject matter of filmed entertainment, and no war has yielded more or better films than the one in Vietnam between 1955 and 1975. 1,981 more words



Director of Photography: Michael Ballhaus

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

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Movie Crime Log: Gambler, Mortdecai, Violent

It’s the weekend, or it will be, and there will be movies. We can promise you that.

The Gambler is a remake of the James Caan ’70s movie and stars Mark Wahlberg as a gifted English professor – yes, you read that correctly – who owes lots of money to some very nasty types thanks to his gambling habit. 260 more words



Director of Photography: Bill Butler

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

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