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  • Francis Ford Coppola on the set of The-Godfather Part-III (1991)
    If you know the lm well, you will appreciate the ideas surrounding the decisions the director made before and during the production. All in all, the value here is the unique access the Notebook gives us to the way Coppola worked, and this is the beauty of the book
  • The cast of "The Godfather" on closing night of the Tribeca Film Festival
    May is here which means that the Tribeca Film Festival has unfortunately come to an end. Robert De Niro, one of the founders of the internationally known event, decided to close the 11 day long film celebration with a bang!
  • Social media is rife these days with people taking personality quizzes. Although as a whole the enterprise seems frivolous, the underlying tension is one of personal encounter. Will someone tell me who I am!
  • Most Italian-Italians, the ones from Italy, that is, always seem to be curious as to how we Italian-Americans are perceived by others in America. With all the news they’ve heard of Italian stereotypes in America, like the ones put forward in “The Godfather,” “The Sopranos,” “Mafia Wars,” and “The Jersey Shore,” I understand what they expect.
  • Mafia Man, constructed by non-Italians, was refined by Italian American writers and filmmakers, and then imitated ad nauseum. But what’s stronger the facts or the fiction about Italian/American gangsters?