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The 100 Essential Directors Part 2: Robert Bresson to David Cronenberg
4 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
Our second day of "100 Essential Directors" could loosely be described as one that defines "influential." Each of the auteurs sandwiched in between Robert Bresson and David Cronenberg has left a lasting mark on cinema, each employing a signature style that is unmistakable.
Obsession As the Driver Behind the Road Movie
22 Jun 2011 // 9:00 PM
Since Jack Kerouac's On the Road, the notion of hitting the road to "anywhere but here" speaks to us not of grand rolling landscapes, but of an emergence into a truer, freer, state of being than our everyday routines allow.
More Than Any Other New American Director, Francis Ford Coppola Reminds Me of Orson Welles
14 Jan 2013 // 8:15 PM
Lifted from over a 40-year period, the Francis Ford Coppola: 5-Film Collection showcases the director's flexibility under circumstances dire and ideal. It also confirms his auteurist consistency.
Sex & Death & Rock 'n' Roll or, The Kids Weren't Alright
9 Dec 2010 // 8:45 PM
Three turn-of-the-'70s movies, freshly available through Warner Archives, give us distorted reflections of a moment when peace, love and the "youth movement" became linked with murder in the popular imagination.
'Twixt' Is Francis Ford Coppola's Story of Artistic Reinvention
21 Jun 2013 // 1:00 AM
Some directors mellow in their late careers while others amp up their eccentricities; Francis Ford Coppola seems to have done both. Twixt is a bizarre assemblage of techniques that’s at once amateurish and brilliant, lackadaisical and carefully controlled.
Gorgeous Black-and-White Images Give Tetro a Classic, Timeless Look
11 May 2010 // 3:58 PM
Aside from the beauty of the black-and-white images, the greatest appeal of Tetro is the way director Francis Ford Coppola plays with his storytelling, incorporating a love for all forms of art.
100 Essential Directors - Francis Ford Coppola
12 Aug 2011 // 5:30 AM
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Coppola's 'The Conversation': A Love Letter to the Process of Making Art
7 Sep 2010 // 12:00 AM
The Conversation is a tour de force, but it’s a quiet tour de force. In fact, it is just about impossible to imagine a movie like this being made today.
The curse of ‘The Godfather, Part III’ — fuhgeddaboutit
21 May 2012 // 4:35 AM
Francis Ford Coppola is off the hook. After 22 years, the visionary director can hold his head high again. The world has forgiven him for “The
Francis Ford Coppola gets personal with his new film
17 Jun 2009 // 11:33 PM
SEATTLE — Francis Ford Coppola, at 70, is back where he started. The legendary filmmaker has watched his career rise and fall over the past four decades,