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The Godfather

Positively charged

Dan Deacon is showing me upstairs in his Baltimore house, a two-storey brownstone in the city's arts district that he shares with six others, including his artist girlfriend Stefani.

Sunday, 15 January, 2012, 12:00am

Six degrees

Francis Ford Coppola (below) was in Hong Kong last week for the WineFuture industry conference at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

channel hop

Film and television award shows function more as an alternative to gossip magazines than a serious tribute to the craft and its players. Watching them is a good way to keep up with red-carpet styles and scrutinise the latest nips, tucks and fake tans. The American Film Institute's (AFI) life achievement award does not disappoint in this department.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Author!

Ten notable adaptations

Gone with the Wind (1939)

David O. Selznick transformed Margaret Mitchell's civil war love story into a winner. When Mitchell was asked who should play Rhett Butler, she replied, 'Groucho Marx'.

The Third Man (1949)

21 May 2006 - 12:00am

Mafia world shot with authenticity

'Some day, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service for me. Until that day, accept this as a gift.' These are the famous lines spoken by Don Corleone that start off The Godfather by Electronic Arts.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Don a subtle mindset for mob title

Industry players converge at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles to discuss strategies for future success

Critics often rail against 'mindless' violence in video games but The Godfather, due to be released in autumn, requires gamers to think before dispatching enemies with a gunshot to the head.

24 May 2005 - 12:00am

Don a subtle mindset for mob title

Critics often rail against 'mindless' violence in video games but The Godfather, due to be released in autumn, requires gamers to think before dispatching enemies with a gunshot to the head.

The decisions in many video games come down what weapon to choose. Machine gun? Handgun? Baseball bat?

23 May 2005 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Ever want to recreate those ancient science experiments that started it all? Thanks to the Japanese, you can. How about a gift offer that he cannot refuse? Or discarded pottery recycled with charm?

get it on record

30 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

series watch

A Species Odyssey

World, 9pm

30 May 2003 - 12:00am

THE GODFATHER TRILOGY

Francis Ford Coppola described his vision of the Mario Puzo novel The Godfather as 'the story of a great king with three sons. The oldest was given his passion and aggression; the second, his sweet nature and childlike qualities; and the third, his cunning and coolness'.

4 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

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