Monday, Jul. 13, 2020

From a godfather of cinema to Kermit the Frog, the U.S. government's small-business lending program sent money into unexpected corners of the entertainment industry. 

While legendary names like Francis Ford Coppola and Jim Henson hardly evoke the image of "small" business, the leaders of...

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Robert Evans, the protean, fast-living Hollywood producer and former Paramount Pictures production chief who backed such seminal 1970s films as "Chinatown," ''The Godfather" and "Harold and Maude," has died. He was 89.

Evans publicist, Monique Moss, confirmed that Evans died on Saturday....

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the superhero film and its outsized place in our film culture.

And yet recent critical comments by Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have been...

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

If filmmaking is a war, then "Apocalypse Now" was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo.

The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon wrecked a major set. Harvey Keitel was replaced by Martin Sheen. Coppola searched desperately for an ending...

Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017

Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of “The Godfather” in a rare reunion of the film’s cast and director Francis Ford Coppola at Radio City Music Hall....

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017

The 16th Tribeca Film Festival will close with a “Godfather” cast reunion and a back-to-back screening of parts one and two of Francis Ford Coppola’s classic saga.

Tribeca announced that the 45th anniversary screenings will be followed by a conversation with Coppola, Al Pacino, Diane...

Friday, Jul. 15, 2016

With bases of operation in Berlin and Hamburg, international design and film production company Sehsucht (which translates into English as “visual addiction”) is expanding its range of services beyond animation, VR and digital to the realm of live action. With the introduction...

Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016

Francis Ford Coppola will press his hands and feet into the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday, but his imprint on Hollywood, the movies and American culture has long been set in stone, even if the chameleonic writer-director remains perpetually in flux.

The...

Monday, Mar. 21, 2016

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has set its lineup of panels and conversations with some of the industry’s most critically and commercially successful filmmakers, artists, and executives including J.J. Abrams, Andrea Arnold, Anthony...

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