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Feminine Vision: Sofia Coppola and The Virgin Suicides

Sofia Coppola made history last month- she was the first woman since 1961 to win the prestigious Best Director Award at Cannes. She won the award for her latest film… 1,020 more words


Biografilm Festival 2017 Report

Biografilm Festival in Bologna, Italy, markets itself as an ‘international celebration of lives’, with an emphasis on not just the extraordinary (see Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Greenaway and Cate Blanchett) but the ordinary through fiction and documentary. 2,019 more words

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Francis Ford Coppola's "Twixt" (2011)

Notable Festivals: Toronto (Special Presentation)

By 2011, director Francis Ford Coppola was well into a new phase of his career, a phase that saw him financing his films independently with the profits from his lifestyle brand, Francis Ford Coppola Presents.  1,420 more words


Francis Ford Coppola's "Tetro" (2009)

Notable Festivals: Cannes (Quinzaine des Realisateurs), Melbourne, Belfast

The release of 2007’s YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH, while middling in its critical reception, proved to be a reinvigorating event for director Francis Ford Coppola.  1,435 more words



This article was originally written by Mario Cornejo as a cover story for Rogue Magazine, October 2016 issue. There’s also an adorable video of Annicka… 2,260 more words

The Outsiders (1983)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Writer: Kathleen Rowell (Screenplay) S.E. Hinton (Novel)

Starring: C Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lower, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise… 495 more words


Thresholds Feature: "Gentlemen, welcome to Dubai": Spec Ops The Line's Heart of Darkness

Critical of contemporary colonialism yet irretreivably rooted in its racist traditions, Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is as important as it is problematic. As a critique of colonialist hypocrisy, the novella is also a profoundly racist text rooted in the contemporary ideology of a civilised Europe and a primordial, savage Africa: ‘a prehistoric earth … that wore the aspect of an unknown planet.’ Francis Ford Coppola adapted Conrad’s novella in 1979 with… 80 more words