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Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes 2009 Cabernet Sauvigon

Sandra and I sourced this bottle of Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes 2009 at the winery.  The winery is a showcase of the directors movie props, that you would expect.   259 more words

Cabernet Sauvignon


So after my Dog Day Afternoon review, I decided that I should be focusing this month collectively on just a few of the great american auteur films of the 70’s. 138 more words



Although released back in 1992, Francis Ford Coppola’s version of Bram Stokers DRACULA is for me one of the more interesting movies on the subject, ok I don’t think it will ever take the place of the Hammer horrors which had Sir Christopher Lee in the role of the evil bloodsucking Count, but the Coppola version of the story for me hit many of the right spots and also broke new ground at times concerning the myth of the Vampire. 967 more words



Marlon Brando, 1924-2004: One of the Greatest Actors of All Time

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What Went Wrong With... Nicolas Cage?

I’m not a fan of nepotism, but once in a blue moon a branch from a famous family tree unexpectedly grows into something special. Nicolas Cage is great example of this, he’s a Coppola relative who’s genuinely talented and his early movies proved he had a flair for acting. 598 more words


Apocalypse Now

De Vietnamfilm die alle andere Vietnamfilms overbodig maakt. Deze klassieker is niet meer weg te denken uit de filmgeschiedenis. De bekende scène waarbij de Amerikaanse helicopters een aanval uitvoeren op de tonen van Wagner, of de bekende quote “I love the smell of napalm in the morning”, … De waanzin van de oorlog wordt perfect samengevat in de figuur van de geschifte kapitein Kurtz.

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20 Things You Didn't Know About 'Apocalypse Now'

Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now wasn’t the only movie about Vietnam released during the ‘70s. But as Roger Ebert put it, Apocalypse Now is a “grand and grave and insanely inspired gesture of filmmaking” that makes it one of the most iconic movies about war. 1,284 more words