SFoodie's Ben Narasin interviewed Francis Ford Coppola and his winemaker Corey Beck, for a he-said/he-said view of what making wine for and with the big man is all about. Thanks for talking with us. How active are you in the wine-making process, or the direction of that process? Coppola: I partic ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. A growing number of S.F. restaurants are having a hard time figuring out the easy fact that they need to pay employees properly. Mission Local has news on the latest restaurant under fire: Panchita #3, wh ... More >>
The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Carolyn A. of Eater shares some good news. Francis Ford Coppola's new winery in Geyserville is opening July 30, and along with it, the winery restaurant, named Rustic, Francis's Favorites (300 ... More >>
Set photo from "The Violent Kind"Tales From Terror Town @ Mezzanine Horror is all too often dissed as a low-rent genre, but talented directors from Roman Polanski to Francis Ford Coppola to Sam Raimi have entered the film biz through that dark door. This particularly ambitious threesome escaped ... More >>
The Believer: A cache of soft-boiled egg strategies.We are stoked on the January issue of The Believer (and not just because it contains this blogger's interview with a professional wrestler). Right there, on the front cover, directly across from our wrestler's glowering visage, gentler caric ... More >>
The film snob's guide to the best cinema the season has to offer.
Special events at the fest bringout the celebrities.
Coppola romanticizes his source material in the not entirely terrible Youth Without Youth
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy
Siamese villagers blast their Burmese oppressors in Bang Rajan
"Live Story" at Café Niebaum-Coppola
Film Events at Smaller Venues
Bay Area filmmakers put their best footage forward
The Castro's renovation is a work in progress
One gent commented,"It's barely noon and I'm already trashed."
Francis Ford Coppola re-creates his Vietnam phantasmagoria
Ghosts of magazines past
Opening Dates for Megamovies; Julian Schnabel
Our Man Flint; In Like Flint; The Ipcress File
In the 1960s Anthony Poshepny was a CIA operative whose macabre Southeast Asian exploits drew comparisons with Col. Kurtz, the megalomaniacal anti-hero of Apocalypse Now
Using detailed instructions from Orson Welles, film editor and sound designer Walter Murch has remade "the best B-movie ever" -- Welles' Touch of Evil
In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, immature auteurs take over Hollywood -- until the empire strikes back
There are two joys in life -- making things and breaking things -- and pirate journalist Warren Hinckle has excelled at both