Francis Ford Coppola

David Cronenberg to Receive Honorary Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festival

David Cronenberg will receive the honorary Donostia Award at the 70th San Sebastian Film Festival. The gala ceremony will be followed by the presentation of Cronenberg’s latest film,…

Matt Dillon to Be Honored With Locarno Lifetime Achievement Award

The Locarno Film Festival will be honoring Matt Dillon with a lifetime achievement award, a mini-retro of his films, and an onstage chat. Dillon’s career as an actor…

‘The Staircase,’ ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ and More Limited Series Scribes Talk ‘Tightrope’ of Writing About Real People

What’s harder to work with when it comes to writing a limited series — true stories taken from real life, or the stuff of fiction? A panel of…

Francis Ford Coppola and 50th Anniversary ‘Godfather’ Edition to Open Italy’s Taormina Film Festival

The freshly restored 50th anniversary edition of “The Godfather,” with director Francis Ford Coppola in tow, is set to open Italy’s Taormina Film Festival on June 26. Paramount’s…

Cannes Awards Predictions: Can the Dardennes Win the Palme d’Or a Third Time?

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival is nearing its conclusion, and soon the jury will be selecting awards for this year’s impressive, albeit quieter, slate of films. After last…

A Child Autopsy, Sexy Intestines and Kristen Stewart: ‘Crimes of the Future’ Earns Cannes Walkouts and 7-Minute Standing Ovation

In David Cronenberg’s “Crimes of the Future,” characters can feel no pain. Unfortunately, the same wasn’t true for the dozens of attendees at the Cannes premiere of the…

Cannes Oscar Hopefuls Include ‘Elvis’, ‘Armageddon Time’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

The 75th Cannes Film Festival returns with international auteurs, Palme d’Or winning filmmakers, potential summer blockbusters, and many films that will, if everything breaks their way,  be campaigning…

Filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt Details His Love for Sicily

Producer and filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt has shot documentaries and five feature films in Sicily. Through his docs, he discovered that Bagheria-born Giuseppe Tornatore was highly influenced by the…

Elizabeth Olsen: Criticizing Marvel Movies as a ‘Lesser Type of Art’ Disrespects the Crew

Elizabeth Olsen is tired of filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola bashing Marvel movies. The actor, who is back in theaters as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch…

DP Stephen H. Burum to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Camerimage

Cinematographer Stephen H. Burum will be honored at EnergaCamerimage with the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Set to run in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 12-19, Camerimage, which focuses on…

30 Top Film Schools in North America

There are world famous film schools whose names are synonymous with award-winning directors, producers, actors, screenwriters and cinematographers — to mention just a few filmmaking disciplines. Martin Scorsese…

Where to Stream ‘The Godfather’ TV Series ‘The Offer’ Online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. A new star-studded TV series about the…