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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #135 on: June 05, 2005, 01:49:56 PM »
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id love francis to ditch the epic for now. Most people in the industry judge coppola based on Jack and Supernova. Let's admit, his most recent endeavors are from the good ole' days of coppola. As we've seen, he's having a very hard time finding money for such an ambitious endeavor.. In the mean time, while looking for money, I'd love to see him do a small character peice like the conversation - get back to the basics. He could easily fund a smaller film himself.


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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #136 on: June 06, 2005, 12:40:58 AM »
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you give him good actors, a good photographer, a good script, and A LOT OF FOOTAGE (ie, let him shoot a HUGE amount of material to cut from), pressure, and Walter Murch, you'll get a masterpeice.

Remove any one element, you're basically screwed.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #137 on: June 06, 2005, 02:24:17 AM »
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id love francis to ditch the epic for now. Most people in the industry judge coppola based on Jack and Supernova. Let's admit, his most recent endeavors are from the good ole' days of coppola. As we've seen, he's having a very hard time finding money for such an ambitious endeavor.. In the mean time, while looking for money, I'd love to see him do a small character peice like the conversation - get back to the basics. He could easily fund a smaller film himself.


I have a feeling we'll see Jeepers Creepers 3 before such a film from FFC himself.

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #138 on: June 06, 2005, 11:59:42 AM »
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It's funny, he mentioned those movies.  He said he's doing everything he can to raise the money for Megalopolis.  His website, his wine... As he said, we're making these hollywood commercial thrillers for teens, the Jeepers Creepers movies, which are making us a lot of money to put into Megalopolis, in the old American Zoetrope model.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #139 on: June 06, 2005, 09:24:05 PM »
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that kinda sucks.

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #140 on: June 21, 2005, 01:01:47 PM »
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Warner has also announced The Outsiders: The Complete Novel - Special Edition for 9/20 (SRP $26.99). The 2-disc set will include a new longer version of the film in anamorphic widescreen (with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio), featuring footage newly-restored by director Francis Ford Coppola himself. Some 22 minutes of footage has been added, including a new beginning and ending "more true to the book." Extras are expected to include 10 minutes of additional deleted scenes (available separately), a new introduction and audio commentary by Coppola, a new introduction and audio commentary by the actors (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe and Diane Lane), the Staying Gold and On Location with S.E. Hinton documentaries, 3 featurettes (The Outsiders on Location, NBC Today Show: Fresno Book to Film and Hollywood Close-Up: The Premiere at Lonestar-Fresno), a look at the casting of the film with never-before-seen screen test and audition footage, and the film's 1983 and 2005 theatrical trailers.

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #141 on: June 21, 2005, 01:47:51 PM »
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what's up with emilio estevez not wanting to revisit his past?

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #142 on: June 21, 2005, 02:35:28 PM »
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I've had my little snapper dvd of the outsiders since as far back as I can remember, it was like 10 bucks. Suits me fine. The commentary may be interesting though.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #143 on: June 21, 2005, 04:22:08 PM »
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I've had my little snapper dvd of the outsiders since as far back as I can remember, it was like 10 bucks. Suits me fine. The commentary may be interesting though.

you're not interested in the new beginning/ending and 22 minutes of footage put back into the film?
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #144 on: June 22, 2005, 12:39:42 AM »
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Awesome news!  Now where the hell is the Rumble Fish special edition to go along with it????

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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #145 on: June 22, 2005, 12:48:52 AM »
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Awesome news!  Now where the hell is the Rumble Fish special edition to go along with it????


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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #146 on: June 22, 2005, 01:20:58 AM »
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #147 on: June 22, 2005, 01:32:49 AM »
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I've had my little snapper dvd of the outsiders since as far back as I can remember, it was like 10 bucks. Suits me fine. The commentary may be interesting though.

you're not interested in the new beginning/ending and 22 minutes of footage put back into the film?


No, does it have that? I hate that stuff. I like it fine the way it is.
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #148 on: June 27, 2005, 01:31:06 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...


sir kotte, i know this is much of a delayed resonpse - but, what format do you have it?
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Re: Is Francis Ford Coppola dead?
« Reply #149 on: June 27, 2005, 01:41:56 PM »
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