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    Does bram stokers Dracula meet the psychological needs to be classed as a good horror film? Critics say yes I say no. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and screenplay written by James v. Hart, Dracula is a fantasy movie about a vampire who comes to England and finds his lost true love then proceeds to wreak havoc on the foreign town. The movie, which has a 78% on rotten tomatoes and a 7.5/10 on Internet Movie DataBase or IMDB has also won 3 Oscars and 12 other movie awards in multiple other categories, including best horror film by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The critics raved, “director Francis Ford Coppola wins endless vam-pyrrhic victories (Howe, 1992)” “Overblown in the best sense of the word, Francis Ford Coppola's vision of Bram Stoker's Dracula rescues the character from decades of campy interpretations” (Rotten tomatoes, n.d.). The…

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    The Outsiders movie is one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time. It’s similar to the book, portrays the characters well, and just has this overall feel of realisticness to it. Meaning, it gives the vibe of a real life story. It’s about Ponyboy Curtis and Johnny Cade, and how they ran away after Johnny stabbed a Soc when they got jumped. It was written by S.E Hinton and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The movie came out in 1983 receiving mostly positive reviews and is still loved to…

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    Have you ever thought about what life in the 60’s? Well if yes then let Francis Ford Coppola’s movie of The Outsiders take you there. A book written by S.E. Hinon is called The Outsiders. It is a story about a greaser named Ponyboy and his story about what happened when he and his friends fight against the rich kids called the socs. When Pony and his friend walk 2 girls around, a car pulls up and it turns out to be socs and so are the girls. So after some fighting all the socs and greasers get…

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    There is a place where everything is possible, where the wildest dream dwelt, and where all desires begin. This place of limitless potential resides closer than a lot of people thinks, but at times, we get totally blinded by the fast pace of a crazy world full of advice about how to live our own lives. If we consciously or unconsciously decided to follow this hectic rhythm of life, we may ending losing our capacity to find this wonderful place. Even though we may lose our way to this paradise at…

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    The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, follows Harry Caul, an expert in the field of surveillance, as he becomes obsessed with trying to decipher a distorted audio of a conversation between two people that he thinks are in danger. He is already wracked with guilt after his work on a previous project led to a person's death, and this guilt fuels an obsession to prevent it from happening again. This obsession contributes to a disconnect from reality and Harry's tendency to distance…

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    therefore, a reflection on his own reality, the metaphor changes, until the narrator raises his head at the end of the novel to discover that the Thames seemed to “lead into the heart of an immense darkness.” The alteration of the light-dark metaphor corresponds with Marlow's knowledge that the only 'reality', 'truth', or 'light' about civilization is that it is, regardless of appearances, unreal, illogical, and shrouded in ‘darkness'. In addittion, in Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad and…

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    are heard” (11). Marie Antoinette contains a radical use of excess and disjunction. “Throughout her film, Coppola pairs long montages with rock music, inserts Converse All-Star sneakers into a scene, asks her actors to speak with American accents, and purposely avoids key “historical” moments traditionally considered essential to the myth of Marie Antoinette” (Kennedy, 49). Even Coppola’s female characters embody the “coolness” she’s tried so hard to create, focusing on their style and image.…

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    Apocalypse Now Analysis

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    Apocalypse Now is produced and written by Francis Ford Coppola and co-written with John Milius. It stars Martin Sheen who plays Captain Benjamin L. Willard as well as a U.S. Navy patrol crew that are set out down the Cambodia river on a top-classified reconnaissance mission to assassinate a rogue colonel after the Vietnam War. Apocalypse Now is based on and mirrors the novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad’s “The Heart of Darkness” it implies that the separation of people from…

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    The 1972 film, The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is a perfect example of feudalism. With Vito Corleone as the king pin and the rest of his family as major players in the New York mafia. The Godfather is not the normal gangster film or a film about Italian immigrants. Two social movements occur in The Godfather, the aristocratic court, and the coup. While the film takes place mainly in the United States in the 1940s and 1950s, there are no democratic institutions seen. There are no…

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    The Film The Godfather

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    The film The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Albert S. Ruddy and it’s a classic film from 1972. The families of the Godfather are getting into a new drug and political trade, facing hard challenges and obstacles that come their way. The Godfather passes away and Michael the Godfather son becomes the leader of the family. Michael then hire men to shot five different family leaders which help solve all the problems. The movie uses Close-up shots because the director…

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