Tag Archives: Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

“If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything, it is that you can kill anyone.” I think The Godfather II is hailed as the greatest sequel of all time because it doesn’t think like a sequel. I … Continue reading

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Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

“It’s not for lack of love of the language that these films have no words. It’s because, from my point of view, our language is in a state of vast humiliation. It no longer describes the world in which we … Continue reading

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The Conversation (1974)

“I’m not afraid of death, but I am afraid of murder.” Thrillers today are too focused on story, I think as I watch The Conversation, Coppola’s entrancing mystery-thriller about a paranoid man who listens to other people’s conversations for a living. There’s … Continue reading

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The Godfather (1972)

” I spent my whole life trying not to be careless. Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men.” When you ask people to name the greatest film of all time, The Godfather tends to pop up as a … Continue reading

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