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Coppola Denies Negative Pacino And De Niro Comments

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has denied branding actors ROBERT DE NIRO and AL PACINO "lazy" and lacking ambition. The iconic director - who worked with both De Niro and Pacino on The Godfather - was...

Coppola's Films Lack Nudity Because Of Director's Shyness

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has been forced to ditch a series of sex scenes over the course of his career - because he's too shy to ask actresses to remove their clothing. Although the legendary...

Coppola: 'Scorsese Only Makes Movies For The Money'

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has hit out at fellow filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE, claiming THE DEPARTED director is only interested in making movies for financial gain. Coppola and Scorsese are longtime friends, but The Godfather director is...

Coppola: 'Youth Without Youth Is Not A Comeback'

Veteran director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has dismissed talk his new movie YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH is a 'comeback', even though it's his first film in 10 years. Youth Without Youth, which premiered at the Rome Film...

Coppola Gets Mixed Greeting On Return To Films After 10 Years

Youth Without Youth, which marks Francis Ford Coppola's return to filmmaking after 10 years, received mixed critical reaction at the Rome Film Festival following its screening on Saturday. To those critics who urged Coppola to...

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"Pacino is very rich, maybe because he never spends any money - he just puts it in his mattress." GODFATHER director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA on AL PACINO's investment strategies.

Coppola Attacks De Niro, Nicholson And Pacino

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has launched a scathing attack on ROBERT DE NIRO, JACK NICHOLSON and AL PACINO - branding the trio "lazy". The iconic director - who worked with both De Niro and Pacino...

Coppola Vs. Pacino, De Niro And Nicholson

Director Francis Ford Coppola has unaccountably castigated three of Hollywood's top stars, whom he has directed in the past, accusing Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Jack Nicholson of "living off the fat of the...

Coppola Rounds On Trio

Renowned director Francis Ford Coppola has accused three of Hollywood's leading lights of losing their touch.The Godfather director rounded on Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson in an interview with GQ magazine.He attacks...

By on 18 October 2007

Coppola: 'Nicholson Is A Waste Of Talent'

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has accused JACK NICHOLSON of putting his love of money before his career. The Godfather director is disappointed Nicholson has halted his acting career in favour of enjoying a luxury lifestyle...

Coppola Lost 15 Years Of Data In Burglary

LATEST: Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA lost 15 years of computer data during a recent burglary at his Argentinean home. Five thieves broke into The Godfather director's Buenos Aires house and made off with a laptop...

Rome Film Fest Lineup Unveiled

The lid has been lifted on the second Rome Film Fest, which this year features 11 world premieres.Taking centre stage is the long-awaited directorial return of Francis Ford Coppola in Youth Without Youth, based on...

By on 28 September 2007

Godfather Director's Laptop Stolen

Thieves have broken into the home of Oscar winning director Francis Ford Coppola in Buenos Aires and stolen a laptop containing the script for a new film.The filmmaker, who is best-known for directing the Godfather,...

By on 28 September 2007

Setback In Coppola Film After Burglary

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA'S new film has suffered a setback after thieves stole vital equipment and injured a member of the production crew during a burglary in Argentina. Five thieves broke into The Godfather director's...

Coppola To Buy Brazilian Tourist Resort

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has travelled to Brazil to find a location for a planned tourist resort, according to reports. The Godfather director arrived in the South American country earlier this week (begs27Aug07) to scout land...

Coppola Honoured By French Legion

Legendary American filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has been honoured by the French Legion after they promoted his rank from 'Chevalier' to 'Officer'. The Legion of Honour is the highest award given by the French...

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"I absolutely did not imagine there'd be three, I didn't want there to be three. When I was done with the first GODFATHER I wanted to put as much distance between me and gangsters as...

Oldman Ignores Difficulties With Coppola

Actor GARY OLDMAN holds director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA in high regard, despite their difficulties filming Bram Stoker's Dracula in 1992. The Batman Begins actor writes off his negative experience as the famed director struggling with...

Roth's Letter Leads Him To Hero Coppola

Movie star TIM ROTH's career has come full circle - he's just wrapped a new movie with FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, who he wrote to asking for work as a teenager. The then-naive actor had no...

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Legendary director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's first film in 10 years, YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH, will premiere at the second RomeFilmFest in Italy in October (07)....

Coppola's First Movie In A Decade Gets Release Date

Legendary director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's first film in 10 years has been slated for release later this year (07). Coppola has written, directed and produced World War One epic YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH - a decade...

Coppola + Cruise Set To Team Up For New Film Project

Movie moguls FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and TOM CRUISE are set to reunite for the first time since 1983. Cruise and his partners at the revamped United Artists studio are in talks to acquire Coppola's first...

Barrymore Befriended Grant After Prostitute Incident

DREW BARRYMORE and HUGH GRANT's friendship stretches back further than their recent movie collaboration - the actress wrote to Grant after he was caught with prostitute DIVINE BROWN in 1995. Barrymore and Oscar-winning director FRANCIS...

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Movie moguls STEVEN SPIELBERG, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and GEORGE LUCAS will team up to hand out the Best Director prize at Sunday's (25FEB07) Oscars....

Coppola To Direct Autobiographical Movie

Veteran filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is making an autobiographical movie based on the conflicting generations of an artistic family. TETRO, which Coppola will produce and direct, is based on what the 67-year-old describes as his...

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France's Montpellier Opera will honour film-maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA on a specially designated day sharing the director's name. On 19 July (07) the opera house will stage orchestral renditions of popular musical favourites from THE...

Ryan O'neal Defended Himself Against Son

LATEST: Actor RYAN O'NEAL was forced to defend himself against his son after he became violent at a house party, the LOVE STORY star's manager insists. The troubled Hollywood star was booked on charges of...

Ryan O'neal Arrested For Allegedly Pulling Gun On Son

Actor RYAN O'NEAL was arrested at his Malibu, California home and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and negligent discharge of a firearm after a fight with his son GRIFFIN on Saturday...

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