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The 4K of 'Apocalypse Now' Final Cut Gets Trailer

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece film Apocalypse Now, we're getting a very special cut of the movie, in a 4K release. The "Final Cut" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, with Coppola in attendence. IndieWire has a fabulous write up of all the goodies we'll be getting on the 4K release, […]

Golden Globe Nominated Actor R. Lee Ermey has Died at the Age of 74

For over 30 years, when there was a need for a Marine Corps drill instructor character Hollywood turned to R. Lee Ermey. The Golden Globe nominated actor passed away at the age of 74 according to his manager Bill Rogin. Born Ronald Lee Ermey in Emporia, Kansas in 1944, the man who became the quintessential […]

Apocalypse Now The Game Moves To A New Home

Apocalypse Now the game has been quietly moving along in the crowdfunding phase and today Francis Ford Coppola's American Zeotrope and Erebus are moving the game to a new home for all future crowdfunding efforts. The game is getting a unique crowdfunding platform to replace the previous Kickstarter page. When I'd last spoken to some of […]

Kong Loves The Smell Of Napalm In The New 'Kong: Skull Island' IMAX Poster

Kong: Skull Island has not been hiding the fact that it is taking heavy inspiration from Apocalypse Now and it continues its homage in this new IMAX poster released by Entertainment Weekly. Kong: Skull Island is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and stars Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Goodman. It will released […]

Apocalypse Now Video Game Gets Prototype Footage

Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now video game which was announced earlier this week just put up some early prototype footage that shows off iconic scenes from the movie rendered in game graphics. While not the most polished of footage, it is a fantastic companion piece to the Kickstarter campaign's main page. So far, the project […]

"Mr. Kurtz- We Dead" – Apocalypse Now To Become A Horror RPG

Francis Ford Coppola announced today that his film company American Zeotrope will be partnering with director Montgomery Markland, producer Lawrence Liberty, and writer Rob Auten to create a psychological horror RPG based off Coppola's 1979 film Apocalypse Now. The game will be created by a "team of AAA developers" including the creators, designers, directors, writers and […]

Apocalypse Now Blu-Ray Review

Ben Shillito really loves Apocalypse Now. Does he also love the new Blu-ray? Let's role-play for a moment. It's the mid-70s, and you're playing the board game Game of Life. You have chosen a bearded little man in a nice little car, given him a charming wife and three lovely children. In the hope that […]

Apocalypse Now: Theatrical Reissue Review

Apocalypse Now is back in UK cinemas from tomorrow, May 27th. Ben Shillito went to re-watch it for us: For a number of reasons, reviewing Apocalypse Now is almost impossible. This film, practically unique in the annals of cinema, has such a weight of history and myth heaped upon it that the mere celluloid is […]

Blu-ray Trailer For Apocalypse Now Shows Off Long-Lost 2.35:1 Framing

On October 19th, Apocalypse Now makes its debut appearance on Blu-ray, and will be seen in its original 2.35:1 aspect ratio for the first time outside of cinemas. The following trailer showcases some of the shots with this framing. This goes against the original wishes of cinematographer Vittorio Storaro who decided the film should be […]