All posts tagged "The Godfather"
Godfather Coda, the New Godfather III Re-Edit, Shows the Limits of EditingDecember 1, 2020
Francis Ford Coppola is marking the 30th anniversary of The Godfather Part III by re-editing and...
Movie News: Godfather Casting; Directors Plead for Theaters; Borat TeaserOctober 1, 2020
In today’s Movie News Rundown: A movie about making The Godfather casts its leads, excellently; many...
Movie News: Tenet v. Mulan Will Shape Movies’ Future; Pattinson Tests Positive; Charlie Kaufman’s MemoriesSeptember 4, 2020
In today’s Movie News: Tenet and Mulan provide a high-stakes test of how to release movies...
Godfather Do-Over: Coppola to Release Re-Edited Godfather: Part IIISeptember 3, 2020
Francis Ford Coppola will release a re-edited version of his often-maligned The Godfather: Part III that will...
Hollywood’s Four Classic Narrative Types, Part II: Hero Versus the WorldSeptember 12, 2017
The four narrative types established in my previous article, Celebratory, Cautionary, Tragic, and Cynical have one...
Hollywood’s Four Classic Narrative Types, Part I: When the Bad Guys WinSeptember 7, 2017
Cinematic stories give lessons on human thought and behavior. This is their most basic social purpose....
In the Lion’s Den: Watch How Al Pacino’s Performances Chew the Scenery—and Everyone Else In Frame (Video)April 25, 2017
A select few actors have managed to maintain some semblance of control while going “over the...
Anatomy of a Whacking: Learn To Milk Unbearable Tension With This Godfather Script-to-Screen Breakdown (Video)April 7, 2017
Not unlike many of the auteurs of the New Hollywood of the 1970s and beyond, Francis...
First Draft: Start and End With a Bang When Writing Your Screenplay’s First and Last VisualsJanuary 12, 2017
In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Why...
First Draft: What are Plot Patterns, and Why Should You Identify Them in Movies?October 28, 2016
In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. What...
Blog - I Found It At The Movies
I Found It At the Movies: 1972–The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola)August 17, 2011
Inspired by Dave Hicks’ excellent blog, I have decided to write about my favorite film for...
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