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June 8th, 2009 9:00am EDT
Imagine That
Following up from last week, "The Hangover" turned out to be a hilarious movie. If you haven't seen it, I highly recommend it. I liked it so much that I actually ended up seeing it twice. For a more in-depth discussion of the movie, feel free to check out my review.

This week there are four movies premiering - two thrillers, a comedy, and a drama. We have "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," "Moon," "Imagine That," and "Tetro."


In this remake of the 1974 film, "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" a New York City subway dispatcher named Walter Garber (D...

Tim Roth Thankful For Being Brought Out Of Retirement

December 12th, 2007 5:30pm EST
Tim Roth
Tim Roth credits Francis Ford Coppola and fellow Brit Ray Winstone with dragging him out of acting retirement and back onto the big screen. The Pulp Fiction star walked away from his movie career after growing bored with acting.

But he returns in Coppola's new movie Youth Without Youth - after the director inspired him.

Roth tells the New York Daily News, "I'm interested in acting again. I lost my interest for a long time. I got bored. I'd spoken to Ray Winstone about it. It happened to him. He gave up acting years and years ago. He quit and went back to work in whatever he was do...

Francis Ford Coppola Gets Panic Attacks

November 26th, 2007 2:24pm EST
Francis Ford Coppola
Oscar-winner Francis Ford Coppola is so unsure of his talents as a filmmaker, the job gives him panic attacks.

The Godfather and Apocalypse Now director - whose new film Youth Without Youth is the first he's made in nine years - admits he hates taking charge and telling people what to do, because the mere idea of it fills him with angst and insecurity.

He says, "It's not fun. The worst thing in my life is to be embarrassed in front of people. I think that fear comes from when I was a kid - I was always the new kid in school and I was terrified of being humiliated. It's the same t...

Coppola's First Movie In A Decade Premieres At Rome Film Festival

October 21st, 2007 3:00pm EDT
Francis Ford Coppola
ROME (AP) - It is Francis Ford Coppola's first movie in a decade, and the Oscar-winning director said Saturday that audiences should be in no hurry before deciding if Youth Without Youth is good or bad.

Youth Without Youth is Coppola's first movie since The Rainmaker in 1997. It was having its public premiere Saturday evening at the Rome Film Festival.

At an earlier screening for the press, reactions were mixed, and Coppola asked people to see it more than once.

''When you venture into new territories ... you know that it's different than Spider-Man or Shrek or other films th...

Francis Ford Coppola's First Movie In A Decade Gets Release Date

March 23rd, 2007 2:02pm EDT
Francis Ford Coppola
Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola's first film in 10 years has been slated for release later this year. Coppola has written, directed and produced the epic Youth Without Youth - a decade after his last movie The Rainmaker in 1997.

The film, which is based on a novella by Romanian author Mircea Eliade, stars Tim Roth as an elderly professor targeted by the Nazi regime and is scheduled to hit cinemas in the late autumn.

Speaking to trade publication the Hollywood Reporter, Coppola explains "It is a love story wrapped in a mystery. The story revolves around the key themes tha...

Francis Ford Coppola & Tom Cruise Set To Team Up For New Film Project

March 20th, 2007 5:30pm EDT
Tom Cruise
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 film since The Rainmaker in 1997.

Coppola produced and directed Youth Without Youth after adapting the story from a 1976 novel by religious historian Mircea Eliade.

The film stars Tim Roth and Bruno Ganz and features The Rainmaker star Matt Damon.

The last time Coppola and Cruise worked together was when the former directed the latter in The Outsiders.

-Tom Cruise Pict...

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