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Exclusive Video: Pop-Up Movie Facts - The Godfather

We're back with another installment in our Pop-Up Movie Facts video series, and this time the subject is, well, the godfather of all mafia flicks: Francis Ford Coppola's THE GODFATHER. Based on the Mario Puzo novel of the same name, the film is regarded as one of the greatest movies ever made, and it won three Oscars at the 1973 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and...
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: The Godfather Trilogy

Welcome to's extraordinary Movie Trivia Quizzes! Each week we'll be presenting you with a new movie quiz with which to test your cinematic knowledge. Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Trilogy is one of the best crime sagas ever put to film, even with the third and final entry (which isn't as bad as people say it is) dragging things down, it's hard to...
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HBO is bringing The Godfather Epic to you this month

Up for a seven-and-a-half hour version of THE GODFATHER you can watch in the comfort of your own home? HBO is more than happy to oblige, lining up THE GODFATHER EPIC as a part of its programming this month on HBO, HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On-Demand. What is THE GODFATHER EPIC, you may ask - which is perfectly fine, since a number of people don't quite know? It's both THE GODFATHER and...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Marlon Brando

Last week , we took a look at the career of the great Robert De Niro . This week's subject has much in common with him, not the least of which is a role they both won Oscars for... Marlon Brando   I'm not exaggerating in the slightest when I say Marlon Brando is the most influential screen actor of all time. Certainly, his big-screen run was highly...
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Francis Ford Coppola retired instead of making "factory movies"

It's tough when you lose one of the great ones, such as Francis Ford Coppola. It's even tougher when he's not dead yet, but he's made the conscious choice to retire and leave behind what he's good at. We lost him that way. Now, if he just wanted some R&R or just didn't have the drive anymore, that'd be one thing. But when the reasons such a...
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Exclusive: Check out episode 2 of Pacino & Walken: Roomies!

The animated misadventures of Al Pacino and Christopher Walken continue in episode 2 of Roomies! Check out Episode 1 of Roomies here if you need to catch up! In this second episode, Al Pacino hopes for the possibility of a Godfather 4 and then takes Christopher Walken along with him to Robert De Niro 's agent's office, in order to figure out why Bobby...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Godfather Part III

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** In 2001, as VHS was fading into oblivion, I was given...
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Awfully Good: Jack

Jack (1996) Director: Francis Ford Coppola Stars: Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Bill Cosby The story of the world's oldest, hairiest ten year old. JACK came on TV a few weeks ago and I sat down with the full intention of ripping it apart. Though I wasn't much older than the title character when it was released, I remember the movie being...
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The legendary Godfather of make-up, Dick Smith, has passed away

Dick Smith was known as The Godfather of Make-up, and for good reason. Aside from actually working on the legendary GODFATHER, he did a masterful job on several other great films, including THE EXORCIST, TAXI DRIVER, and AMADEUS. He passed away at age 93. His protege, Rick Baker, tweeted the following: The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer...
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The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Bram Stoker's Dracula

It's back! After a break the past few weeks, we return with another JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat! So, apparently there is this godawful movie coming out today called Vampire Academy . Yeah, I don't think any of us want any part of that crap. So instead, why don't we discuss an actual good vampire movie? How about one that has earned three Academy Awards? Yeah, that sounds...
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Trailer for documentary Milius, based on the famed director, featuring interviews with Spielberg, Schwarzenegger, and more

The new documentary MILIUS, about the life of legendary filmmaker John Milius , is premiering at SXSW this month and today we have our first look at the trailer.  Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg , Arnold Schwarzenegger , Martin Scorsese , Oliver Stone , Clint Eastwood , Bryan Singer , Sam Elliot, Francis Ford Coppola, Harrison Ford and many more, the prolific filmmaker's...
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