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    Here's Johnny: Check Out These Cool Film Posters Riffing on Classic Movie Quotes

    Brazilian graphic designer "Butcher Billy" has created some cool posters for classic genre films which take a well-known quote and give it a front-and-center spotlight, while riffing on the font design of the original posters. We've selected our five favorites from the collection, below.

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    Watch: 45-Minute Interview With 'Apocalypse Now' Co-Writer John Milius By Francis Ford Coppola

    “Apocalypse Now,” Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 Vietnam war, has attracted to it maybe the largest corpus of legends and anecdotes of any film ever made. Sort-of an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's “Heart of Darkness,” the production became a slog through natural disasters, directorial megalomania, and l...

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    8 Established Filmmakers Who Reinvented Themselves With Risky Low-Budget Efforts

    This Friday will see the VOD release of Paul Schrader's much talked about "The Canyons," a film both inspired by and conceived for the post-theatrical era (though it will receive a limited theatrical run starting out in NYC and Toronto). The film, which revolves around a toxic producer (adult star J...

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    10 Filmmakers' Top 10 Films Lists: Scorsese, Kubrick, Allen, Tarantino, Nolan and More

    Flavorwire has compiled 10 filmmakers' Top 10 Films lists. Included are Martin Scorsese (who lists Powell and Pressburger's "The Red Shoes" and Renoir's "The River," among others ), Stanley Kubrick (who singles out Chaplin's "City Lights" and Antonioni's "La notte"), and Woody Allen (a fan of Bergma...

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    Contest: Win Francis Ford Coppola's Horror 'Twixt' On Blu-ray

    The last time Francis Ford Coppola delved into horror it was with "Bram Stoker's Dracula," a lush and visually ambitious take on the legend. That was over twenty years ago but the filmmaker has recently returned to the genre with "Twixt" and we'd bet that, given it's very limited theatrical showings...

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    Stream This: 'Grabbers,' Jeff Bridges in 'Fat City,' Ryan Gosling in 'The United States of Leland' & More On VOD This Week

    Hello stream-fans! Another week, another round of suggestions on how to spend that well-earned leisure time in front of your computer. This weekend sees two blockbuster releases in "Red 2" and "R.I.P.D.," both of which you might want to skip, and another collaboration from the "Drive" team of Nicola...

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    Richard Linklater Hopes To Shoot His 'Dazed & Confused' Sequel In The Fall; Francis Ford Coppola Lines Up Next Film

    Francois Truffaut kept checking in with Antoine Doinel, Spike Lee caught up with Mookie again...there comes a point in a director’s career where they can’t help but look back and try to work in the same space they worked in during their youth. Sometimes it’s an attempt to recapture old glory, other ...

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    Francis Ford Coppola's 'Twixt' Finally Coming To Blu-Ray & DVD In The U.S.

    After a long, long absence from filmmaking, legendary "The Godfather" helmer Francis Ford Coppola resurfaced a few years back with some of his most impressive works since the early 1980s. We didn't wholeheartedly adore either "Youth Without Youth" or "Tetro," but there was still much to admire, and ...

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    Style Or Substance? 20 Visually Stunning Movies That Go For Broke

    No matter what you think of Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," opening this week in ultra-luxurious 3D, one thing's for sure – it looks pretty spectacular. Filled with lovingly crafted costumes, opulent sets, and computer generated imagery that makes ragtime New York seem like a quasi-futuristic met...

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