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It has been 12 years since Roman Coppola last made a film — the thoroughly underrated CQ — but in that time he has kept busy, co-writing Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom (for which he received an Oscar nomination last month), and working with his father (Francis Ford Coppola) and his sister

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Dear Readers, I imagine it will surprise many of you–especially those who return week after week to read my latest, and often totally sappy, chick-flick-related thoughts–to know that The Godfather is one of my all-time favorite movies (and, for that matter, so is The Godfather: Part II…but not Part III). In fact, The Godfather, by Mario Puzo,

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Before heading into this Oscar-focused analysis of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, I’d like to take some time to remember all lives directly affected by the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, where James Holmes killed and injured people who attended a midnight screening of the film on its opening night.

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If you believe George Lucas’ claim that he’s done making blockbusters and wants to focus on small, personal films – most recently before the January release of the so-so Red Tails – you’ll want to check out Slate’s collection of his early work in and around the time of his

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