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Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

Old 05-15-24, 04:19 AM
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

I like Youth Without Youth too and Twixt. But if people are looking for a sign that Coppola still might have *it*, Tetro is the one. Excellent film. 14 years ago he could still knock one out of the park. And that was t ball compared to the ambition he has for Megalopolis.

I viewed Hearts of Darkness again recently, Francis Coppola might be my cinematic hero. No one has the balls he does when it comes to making his dreams a reality. Risking every last dime he has to make it happen at 85. Itís inspirational. I feel like Iím rooting for my home team when it comes to Megalopolis. I hope it wins the Palme Díor and secures distribution in the states and is both a critical and financial success. Heís been talking about making another film already. I hope it comes to fruition.
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Old 05-15-24, 11:50 AM
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

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And that, Sophia, is what happened to your inheritance. Enjoy.

No shit. Must be nice to be able to spend 100 million and basically lose it all.

I mean he got a movie.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

This looks really good, but I'm just not into this type of genre.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

Reviews from Cannes are starting to come out:
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/megalopolis/
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

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Reviews from Cannes are starting to come out:
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/megalopolis/
Oof. Glad it wasn't my money.
Old 05-16-24, 03:01 PM
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

I am still looking forward to it.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

I wish he'd made something more intimate and on a smaller scale. Bertolucci's last feature "Me and You" was an engaging and beautifully made coming of age film set mainly in one location.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

If this is anything like Tetro I have no interest in seeing it. The only thing worth watching was Maribel Verdķ. The "shocking" twist was pedestrian. I grew up in suburban Connecticut and saw the same thing next door.The Powell and Pressburger color flashbacks were ok.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

Looks like Lionsgate has picked up the U.S. distribution rights.

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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

Nice. Hopefully it doesn't get a shit release date like the Horizon films are getting. I also want a premium format.
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Re: Megalopolis (2024, D: Francis Ford Coppola)

Makes sense since they've been putting out most of his restorations on disc.

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