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Francis and The Godfather: is Hollywood becoming creatively bankrupt?

As yet another movie made about another movie is released, the film industry runs the risk of turning itself into a franchise

In case you haven’t heard, they are making a movie about the making of the greatest movie ever made. No, not Citizen Kane – David Fincher covered that in Mank. Francis and The Godfather is about … (spoiler alert) … The Godfather. It looks to be a prestige affair. Directed by Barry Levinson and starring Jake Gyllenhaal (as producer Robert Evans), Elle Fanning (as his wife Ali MacGraw), Elisabeth Moss (Eleanor Coppola) and, as the 31-year-old Francis Ford Coppola, the indecently handsome Oscar Isaac. No wonder the real Coppola has given the project his blessing.

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