Francis Ford Coppola is one of the most esteemed filmmakers of all time. We share the Godfather director's most acclaimed masterpieces.
Francis Ford Coppola has clarified his previous Marvel criticism after reportedly calling superhero movies "despicable".
The Marvel discourse rages on and now, it's finally happened: Disney CEO Bob Iger is finally weighing in. Well, he's both weighing in and firing back in a polite but passive aggressive manner at directors Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola for their very candid and shady recent remarks about the effect Marvel films are having on the state and quality of cinema these days. The HBIC of Disney isn't messing around in his latest comments about what many a venerated director has said, both nice and rude, about the movies made by a branch of the …
Here's what Francis Ford Coppola and other naysaying filmmakers get wrong about superhero movies.
There’s a current trend of interviews happening where legendary directors are getting asked about Marvel movies. It’s a valid question because these are giants of cinemas who came up around the 1970s and, to be fair, kind of saw their Second Golden Age shunted aside by the Star Wars and Jaws of the world that paved the way for Marvel movies. Now that Marvel movies dominate the box office and cinemas, it’s fair to ask what these directors think of the current landscape. Martin Scorsese already voiced his displeasure, comparing Marvel movies to theme parks rather than …
Just when you thought the debate over the goodness or badness of Marvel movies had quieted down, director Francis Ford Coppola has jumped in to stir the pot a bit more. The director of The Godfather is just the latest industry professional to weigh in on how Marvel movies are affecting the health of the movie industry these days. His comments come two weeks after director Martin Scorsese first likened them to "theme parks" before later doubling down on that opinion during a talk at the BFI London Film Festival where he said, among other things, that Marvel movies were "…
Francis Ford Coppola takes Martin Scorsese's side after his comments about Marvel movies not being cinema, calling them "despicable."
Are you a fan of Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola, the visionary filmmaker behind classics like The Godfather trilogy, Apocalypse Now, and The Outsiders? What about his 1984 film The Cotton Club, the jazzy, 1930s-set crime-drama starring Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Lonette McKee, and Nicolas Cage? Whelp, we have one heck of an opportunity for ya. Collider is giving away four Mondo posters for The Cotton Club signed by Francis Ford Coppola himself. Here's how to enter: You need to email thecollidermailbox@gmail.com with the subject line "THE COTTON CLUB" and in the …
It's not often you get a Wizard of Oz-style transition from black and white into technicolor moment in real life. But that's exactly how it felt sitting in Francis Ford Coppola's editing room at his sprawling Inglenook estate, watching a transition between Apocalypse Now's iconic "Flight of the Valkyries" scene on VHS, DVD, Blu-ray, and the crystal-clear, eardrum-pounding 4K state it's in for the release of Apocalypse Now: Final Cut. Even if you've seen the Vietnam War epic dozens of times, I really can't recommend enough plugging this version …