Francis Ford Coppola

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Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio to Cow: the seven best films to watch on TV this week
The multi Oscar-winning director serves up a wonderfully dark take on the puppet boy who wants to live, while the life of a dairy cow is turned into a moving and beautiful documentary

Simon Wardell

02, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula review – Gary Oldman is Pierrot from hell in blood-red 90s take
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 all-star retelling features an outstanding performance from Gary Oldman as the tormented count

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Godfather star James Caan dies aged 82
Actor who played Sonny Corleone in the groundbreaking 1972 epic engineered a comeback after his career went off the rails in the early 1980s

Andrew Pulver

07, Jul, 2022 @5:12 PM

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What links Top Gun: Maverick to Dennis Rodman and The Outsiders?
The new Tom Cruise flyboy sequel is out, so follow it down the rabbit hole to ER, a Bull in Korea and Francis Ford Coppola

Larry Ryan

28, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Why the Godfather making-of series The Offer has a nostalgia problem
While the veneration of man-made Hollywood myths continue, stories about women at the time remain frustratingly rare

Noah Gittell

09, May, 2022 @6:04 AM

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The Offer review – the making of The Godfather makes for hit-and-miss TV
The splashy inside Hollywood drama on the making of The Godfather is a patchy, overlong series that is best when it sticks to the script

Adrian Horton

27, Apr, 2022 @5:04 AM

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High anxiety: film, music, games and art for the paranoid
From Dalí’s eerie streetscape to the fearful little crewmates in Among Us, our critics recommend culture for the irrationally threatened

Jessica Kiang, Christine Ochefu, Keza MacDonald, Brian Logan and Jonathan Jones

11, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Why do they do that?’: Nicolas Cage isn’t down with the Coppola-Scorsese Marvel bashing
Francis Ford Coppola reckons comic-book blockbusters are ‘despicable’ – his nephew, stage-named after an MCU superhero, disagrees

Ben Child

25, Mar, 2022 @9:38 AM

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This thing of ours: why does The Godfather still ring true 50 years on?
From Succession to the real-life drama of the Tory government, the influence of Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia film is everywhere

Danny Leigh

04, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Godfather review – a brutal sweep of magnificent storytelling
Francis Ford Coppola’s first film in the series is still an epic, full of hypnotic acting, which reinvented mafia criminals as players in a dynastic psychodrama

Peter Bradshaw

23, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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‘Tom Cruise was an intense kid’: How Francis Ford Coppola made The Outsiders
‘I was famous for casting unknown actors. I had Nicolas Cage, Robert Downey Jr and Matt Dillon in a circle watching each other try for parts’

Interviews by Phil Hoad

01, Nov, 2021 @12:44 PM

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The Outsiders review – Coppola’s Brat Pack melodrama carries you away
Patrick Swayze and Rob Lowe star in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1983 movie that comes crashing back on screen

Peter Bradshaw

14, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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