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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #120 on: February 13, 2005, 06:15:21 PM »
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hmm. his fingers are bigger than that glass of wine.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #121 on: February 13, 2005, 06:23:45 PM »
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Now he's dead.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #122 on: March 19, 2005, 04:10:13 PM »
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does anyone have a copy of hearts of darkness: a filmmakers apocolypse?
saw a vhs years ago been trying to find a copy ever since.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #123 on: March 19, 2005, 04:47:37 PM »
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does anyone have a copy of hearts of darkness: a filmmakers apocolypse?
saw a vhs years ago been trying to find a copy ever since.


I do. Though only on the computer. PM me...

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #124 on: March 19, 2005, 04:50:40 PM »
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does anyone have a copy of hearts of darkness: a filmmakers apocolypse?
saw a vhs years ago been trying to find a copy ever since.


I do. Though only on the computer. PM me...


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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #125 on: April 11, 2005, 10:12:21 PM »
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Coppola Angry Over 'Godfather' Video Game

Francis Ford Coppola is up in arms over Paramount's decision to produce (with videogame makers Electronic Arts) a videogame based on his The Godfather movies. In a taped interview due to air on AMC's Sunday Morning ShootOut this Sunday, Coppola said that the studio had never mentioned its plans to release a Godfather videogame. "I knew nothing about it. They never asked me if I thought it was a good idea," Coppola said. Calling Coppola's movie, "one of history's most revered masterpieces," Electronic Arts says on it website that the game, due to be released in the fall, "serves as inspiration for the game as gamers will join the Corleone family and earn respect through loyalty and fear." Coppola says that he was able to get a preview of the game. "They use the characters everyone knows ... and then for the next hour they shoot and kill each other. I had absolutely nothing to do with the game and I disapprove."
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #126 on: April 13, 2005, 05:03:44 PM »
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Coppola's Megalopolis Update
Epic sci-fi flick status.
 
Director Francis Ford Coppola has confirmed that his long-in-development epic sci-fi project Megalopolis is on ice. According to Estrenos de Cine (and picked up by Dark Horizons), Coppola advised the press at the Italian Busto Arsizio Festival this week that he won't be making the picture any time soon.

"It's a very ambitious project, perhaps too much," he says. The legendary filmmaker behind such films as The Godfather and Apocalypse Now says he's focusing on a much different project right now: opening an inn in Southern Italy.

The project, which has been in development for years, was once described by Coppola as "the story of one man's battle to build an ideal world ... Megalopolis will be set in contemporary New York and will follow its hero's fight to realize his dream to build a city of the future."

Various big-name actors have been associated with the project over the years and hours of second unit footage are rumored to exist.  We'll let you know if anything more develops.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #127 on: April 13, 2005, 05:07:03 PM »
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this is crap... :(

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #128 on: April 13, 2005, 09:29:29 PM »
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he's focusing on a much different project right now: opening an inn in Southern Italy.


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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #129 on: April 13, 2005, 10:45:57 PM »
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How do you go from this:

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"the story of one man's battle to build an ideal world ... Megalopolis will be set in contemporary New York and will follow its hero's fight to realize his dream to build a city of the future."


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opening an inn in Southern Italy.


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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #130 on: April 13, 2005, 10:47:49 PM »
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he figured he might as well live out the film first.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #131 on: April 13, 2005, 11:11:28 PM »
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i hope its the best inn since the godfather.  it SHOULD be.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #132 on: April 14, 2005, 03:31:22 AM »
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at least his sauce is still delicioso!

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #133 on: May 25, 2005, 04:27:38 PM »
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Universal's Rumble Fish: Special Edition (9/13 - SRP $19.98 ) will include anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, commentary with director Francis Ford Coppola, deleted scenes, featurettes and more.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #134 on: June 05, 2005, 05:16:13 AM »
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I saw Copolla get a Lifetime Achievment thing at Lincoln Center, and his speech was basically, 'you'll spend a lot of money to throw me this ceremony, but I'm going door to door trying to get money for my epic, Megalopolis, and no one's giving.'

Nice enough guy afterwards, tho.
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