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Documentary Research 2 - 'Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmakers Apocalypse' - Conclusion & Findings


To know what you want your film to be is one thing, but to know what you are capable of as a director is completely another, the pressure to create something that you can be proud to stand behind that also faces up to veracious critics of the industry can be a test on anyone and in this case it was exactly that strive to achieve something to be truly proud of no matter what problems faced and certainly uncaring of what anyone at the studios had to say made in the end for a masterpiece. 433 more words

Documentary Research 1 - 'Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse'

The 1991 documentary ‘Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse’ in some cases could be argued as even better than the highly claimed original film it was based around, Francis Ford Coppola’s cult hit ‘Apocalypse Now’. 688 more words

The Conversation, The Lives of Others, and Staring Inappropriately as Vocation

Being a writer means spending one’s life transgressing a rule we all learn as preschoolers: it’s not polite to stare. There is nothing at all polite about true and good writing. 2,051 more words


Top 5 Al Pacino Performances...

Next month, the iconic Hollywood actor Al Pacino visits the United Kingdom to take part in ‘An Evening With…’ events in both London and Glasgow. I will be hoping to grasp the opportunity to ask him a question about his hugely impressive career. 347 more words

The Godfather Saga (1972-1990)

The Godfather Saga (1972-1990)

written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola

based on the novel The Godfather by Mario Puzo

directed by Francis Ford Coppola… 479 more words

Happy Birthday to Francis Ford Coppola

“Anything you build on a large scale or with intense passion invites chaos.”

Francis Ford Coppola, Oscar winning director, writer, and producer, was born on April 7th, 1939 in Detroit. 250 more words