Film Bitch History
Oscar History
Welcome

The Film Experience™ was created by Nathaniel R. Gemini, Cinephile, Actressexual. All material herein is written and copyrighted by Nathaniel or a member of our team as noted.

Powered by Squarespace
Don't Miss This!

New Podcast!
TOY STORY 4, LATE NIGHT, LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Comment Fun

Nathaniel's 100+ Favourite Queer Movies
How many do you love?

"Your list makes me feel celebratory and optimistic about LGBTQ representation in the cinema, despite there still being a long way to go... Happy Pride Month!" - Sally

"I haven't seen a lot of this films and i dont consider some of them as LGBT movies because the story is not focus in a queer character or situation (Cabaret, Orlando or even Far From Heaven and Victor/Victoria) but i guess is just personal criteria..." -César

Keep TFE Strong

We're looking for 500... no 461 Patron SaintsIf you read us daily, please be one.  Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference. Consider...

I ♥ The Film Experience

THANKS IN ADVANCE

Interviews

Ritesh Batra on Photograph

recent

Daniel Schmidt and Gabriel Abrantes (Diamantino)
Wanuri Kahiu (Rafiki)
Jia Zhang-ke (Ash is Purest White)
Christian Petzoldt (Transit)
Richard E Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

What'cha Looking For?
Subscribe
« Tribeca 2019: "The Place of No Words" | Main | Marielle Heller at Tribeca »
Monday
May062019

Beauty vs Beast: Napalm Mornings

Jason from MNPP here with this week's "Beauty vs Beast" -- Francis Ford Coppola's film Apocalypse Now has been coming up in conversation a lot lately, and not just because my boyfriend kept accidentily getting the title of Gregg Araki's TV show Now Apocalypse backwards. The film is celebrating its 40th anniversary this Friday, and besides doing a screening and conversation about the film at the Tribeca Film Fest last week Coppola's putting out what he's calling a "Final Cut" in August, in theaters and on blu-ray. It falls somewhere between the original release and the 2001 Redux cut, apparently. But no matter the cut it's the tension between Captain Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) and Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando) that remains the the backbone of the film, and that's what we're investigating today...


 

PREVIOUSLY Two weeks back most of us still hadn't seen Avengers Endgame, and now two billion dollars worth of us have. But all that money couldn't help Chris Pratt, who lost the contest against Thanos 70 to 30%. Suck it, Star-lord. Said Tom G:

"Just like Jennifer Lawrence ran circles around [Pratt] in Passengers, Brolin literally ran galaxies around him."

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (3)

Shouldn't we NOT be voting for crazy people with too much power?

May 6, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterTom G

Sheen famously suffered a heart attack from the long shooting delay AND all those Brando's antics!!

He deserves betta!

May 6, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterClaran

I'm Team Kurtz. Fully embracing the fuckery of it all.

May 6, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>