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Awesome directors hanging out together

Article: Awesome directors hanging out together

From Awesome People Hanging Out Together, one of my current favorite Tumblrs, is this gem of a picture of Akira Kurosawa and Francis Ford Coppola. And in case you were wondering, Kurosawa will always look cooler than you: look at that suit and those shades!

Original GODFATHER casting list

Article: Original GODFATHER casting list

Here’s a treat for fans of one of the most iconic gangland films ever: The original casting list for GODFATHER from director Francis Ford Coppola’s notes.

KOYAANISQATSI with Philip Glass

Article: KOYAANISQATSI with Philip Glass

A far cry from those mandatory educational videos we all had to watch in middle school, KOYAANISQATSI (1982) is a film without narrative or plot that BAM is screening specially for students in grades 8-12. And with a new score composed by Philip Glass (who will moderate a post-screening discussion) it’s a shame the rest…

Baby daddy drama in TETRO

Article: Baby daddy drama in TETRO

Francis Ford Coppola’s latest, TETRO, has everything an epic family drama should have: greed, ego, sex and lies that span generations and pit fathers against sons against brothers. It centers around the Tetrocinis, who are a male dominated bunch, constantly duking it out over the women in their lives.