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Heart of Coppola

This video, created by Brian Carroll, is a mix of Orson Welles’ reading of Heart of Darkness, Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola’s adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness) and the documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (shot by Francis’ wife Eleanor Coppola). Joseph Conrad’s story is about a boat captain named Marlow Read MoreRead More

The Hellish Production of Six Great Movies

Very rarely does a film go exactly as predicted. Here are six behind the scenes stories from great films where the plan didn’t exactly come together. 6. Eyes Wide Shut The torment that comes from Stanley Kubrick’s final film was not from the conditions of the set, nor was it even from any complications that Read MoreRead More

Designing A Movie For Sound

The biggest myth about composing and sound designing is that they are about creating great sounds. Not true, or at least not true enough. Recommended by Member: Uncle Bob …What is Sound Design? You may assume that it’s about fabricating neat sound effects. But that doesn’t describe very accurately what Ben Burtt and Walter Murch, Read MoreRead More