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A break from the norm

I felt kind of guilty that I hadn’t hurried to catch up with Francis Ford Coppola’s YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH and TETRO when they were new. I kind of bailed on him after Francis Ford Coppola’s BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA, and saw no reason to bother with JACK or THE RAINMAKER. 769 more words

FILM

REVIEW: The Godfather Part III (1990)

1990, Paramount Pictures

Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Producer:
Francis Ford Coppola
Writers:
Mario Puzo (original novel and screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) 756 more words

American Films

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters’ is a film about the life of the great Japanese author, Yukio Mishima. Mishima was a superstar of Japanese literature, writing many novels, plays and short stories – he even dabbled in modelling and acting. 240 more words

Literature

REVIEW: The Godfather (1972)

1972, Paramount Pictures

Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Producer:
Albert S. Ruddy
Writers:
Mario Puzo (original novel and screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) 779 more words

American Films

An Italian Affair

A birthday dinner should always include three things: Great food, a memorable glass of wine, and the company of friends and family

Blouse, Zara; Pants, Old Navy (

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Al Pacino, 'our greatest actor now,' was nearly fired from The Godfather, and the rest is history

On this, almost everyone was agreed: Al Pacino was looking like a disaster as Michael Corleone.

Shooting had begun in early 1971. Pacino recalls the Paramount suits looking at the rushes and saying: “What the hell is this kid doing? 2,556 more words

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Keep Your Friends Close, But Your Enemies Closer

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer

– Michael Corleone in ‘The Godfather: Part II’ by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo.

Spoken by Michael Corleone, the quote above sounds like a fist in a velvet glove.”Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”.

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