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Robin Williams Kept Steven Spielberg Sane While Filming Schindler’s List

1993 was a landmark year. First off, I was born. Pretty big deal. Secondly, Steven Spielberg had one of the greatest years any director has ever had, as 1993 saw the release of both “Jurassic Park” and “Schindler’s List.” What a one-two punch. He made a timeless blockbuster that started a franchise that runs through […]

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The Godfather Trilogy Will Drop On Paramount+ On The Same Day As The Limited Series The Offer

By now you’ve surely seen some trailers and stills from “The Offer,” an upcoming Paramount+ limited series depicting the frankly insane behind-the-scenes drama that went on while “The Godfather” was being made. Miles Teller, Juno Temple, Matthew Goode, Giovanni Ribisi, and Dan Fogler are starring in the series which debuts April 28, 2022, on Paramount+, and they’ve just […]

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Frank Pesce, ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Actor,’ Dies at 75

Frank Pesce, a character actor whose many credits include “Top Gun,” “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Midnight Run,” has died of complications from dementia, his girlfriend, Tammy Scher confirmed to TheWrap on Wednesday. He was 75.“It’s very sad. He was loved by so many and had more friends than anyone I’ve ever known in my life. […]

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Why Francis Ford Coppola Was Nearly Fired During The Godfather’s Production

While Mario Puzo’s book “The Godfather” isn’t usually mentioned in the canon of the Great American Novel, Francis Ford Coppola’s film adaptation is unquestionably one of the Great American Movies. In the 10th-anniversary edition of the American Film Institute’s 100 Years…100 Movies list, “The Godfather” was second only to “Citizen Kane.” However, Coppola’s reputation as the premier auteur of […]

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Richard Marks, ‘Apocalypse Now,’ ‘Terms of Endearment’ Editor, Dies at 75

Richard Marks, an Oscar-nominated film editor for “Apocalypse Now,” best picture winner “Terms of Endearment,” “Broadcast News,” and “As Good as It Gets,” died unexpectedly on Dec. 31 in New York City, his widow, film editor Barbara Marks, confirmed to Variety. He was 75.His other editing credits include “The Godfather: Part II,” “You’ve Got Mail,” […]

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