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Francis Ford Coppola unlikely to make big studio films

HollywoodNews.com: Francis Ford Coppola will continue to make small, indie films. The director announced his creative game plan at a private party during the New York City Wine & Food Festival. “(My) future film projects would be small- budget and big on (my) personal experiences,” said the Oscar winning director. It’s no[...]

Coppola and Godard to Receive Academy’s Governors Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted last night to present the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producer-director Francis Ford Coppola and Honorary Awards to historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow, director Jean-Luc Godard and actor Eli Wallach. All four awards will[...]

Redbox goes Blu; offers hi-def discs in half its retail spots

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Box” continues to rock when it comes to home video rentals. Redbox officially announced that it has begun offering Blu-ray discs in its retail machines for $1.50 a night, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The company, which notoriously charges a single dollar for a DVD rental, had been[...]

Coppola strikes deal with Lionsgate, promises “Apocalypse Now” and “Conversation” Blu-rays

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Buried in today’s news release that Lionsgate entered a home-video distribution agreement with American Zoetrope — essentially giving them access to Francis Ford Coppola’s prestigious library of films — is the revelation that “Apocalypse Now” is making its way to Blu-ray and will be on shelves Oct.[...]