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MOVIE REVIEW | Patton (1970)


“Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.” 554 more words

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Francis Ford Coppola has directed some of my favorite films of all time — The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Dracula, Youth Without Youth — so I decided that, at some point, I should sit down and watch all of his movies. 366 more words

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Digging Deeper - Apocalypse Now (1979)

Filmmaker John Millius (“The Wind and the Lion”, “Conan the Barbarian”) is said to have written the first draft of “Apocalypse Now” as early as 1969—the year the film takes place. 1,309 more words

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An offer you can't refuse: Mario Puzo's Godfather archive of memorabilia goes up for auction

There are many fans of Mario Puzo’s legendary series The Godfather, but only some are true enough to empty their wallet for some serious Corleone memorabilia, this time featuring a 45-box archive up for auction in February, originating from Puzo’s estate. 270 more words

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365 films in 2016: film 19 (Hearts Of Darkness 1991)

Anyone who’s ever tried to make a film knows it’s hard, and it’s frustrating when people assume it’s easy and say things like ‘you don’t have to do anything just sit in a chair and shout action and cut’ I remember Fincher said directing is like painting a picture except there’s 80 people holding the paintbrush for you and you’re 20 feet away shouting ‘make that tree greener, no greener… GREENER’ and I think that sums it up perfectly. 388 more words

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#52FILMSBYWOMEN: LOST IN TRANSLATION

(2003) Sofia Coppola

I have begun my #52FilmsByWomen journey with Sofia Coppola’s smash-hit Lost in Translation. It’s a film that has long featured on my mental ‘must-watch’ list due to the fact that it starred the ever-excellent Bill Murray and has a pretty revered status amongst, well, everyone. 924 more words

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Sequelthon: The Godfather Part II

We can’t think of a better way to start our Sequelthon than by reviewing possibly the greatest sequel of all time. Director Francis Ford Coppola’s return to the Corleone family in… 1,290 more words

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