May 2020

Coppola: Twixt (2011)

May 27, 2020 // 0 Comments

Twixt is Francis Ford Coppola’s last film to date, but it barely feels realised as a film – more a strange, stillborn epilogue to his career. While it’s part of the [...]

Coppola: Tetro (2009)

May 26, 2020 // 0 Comments

More than any other big director of New Hollywood, Francis Ford Coppola embodies the pathology of the auteur complex, and the toxic legacy of the auteur myth. Ever since [...]

Coppola: The Rainmaker (1997)

May 25, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Rainmaker is unique in Francis Ford Coppola’s filmography – he’s made no film quite like it before or since. In part, that’s because it occupies such a unique [...]

Coppola: Jack (1996)

May 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Jack is possibly the strangest film of Coppola’s career – the kind of “children’s” movie that could only have been made in the 1990s, with a borderline creepy [...]

Coppola: Dracula (1992)

May 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Dracula is Francis Ford Coppola’s last genuinely ambitious film to date – a study in grotesque that outdoes every other adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel for sheer [...]