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  • Published on May 12, 2024
  • Our new film MEGALOPOLIS is the best work I've ever had the privilege to preside over.

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  • @fitbounties
    @fitbounties 5 days ago +6312

    I don't understand how can a studio bank on madame web but not a film from a legendary filmmaker?

    • @moviemaniac14
      @moviemaniac14 5 days ago +627

      Because studio heads have never once proven to be smarter over any filmmaker. Only their money speaks, not their brain.

    • @sierra565
      @sierra565 5 days ago +252

      If they knew what they were doing, film wouldn't be in its current state.

    • @To.me.my.X-Men.97
      @To.me.my.X-Men.97 5 days ago +109

      It's shit like this we can't have another good comedy movie in the likes of Tropic Thunder 😡

    • @verbalkint4258
      @verbalkint4258 5 days ago +91

      Because all the studio heads care about is which movie will be the next biggest blockbuster, they don’t care if it’s quality they just want it to make money.

    • @Oasisman102
      @Oasisman102 5 days ago

      Because Coppola is embroiled in a major ped uh file scandal since the 90's. That's why he became persona non grata in PedoWood and all his directorial efforts since the scandal have bombed and why no studio wants to work with him.

  • @FlackNCoke
    @FlackNCoke 4 days ago +2635

    This is honestly brilliant. Studios said “Nah, can’t market it” so Coppola said “Fine, I’ll do it myself.” And now it’s #2 on trending.

    • @kdizzle901
      @kdizzle901 3 days ago +21

      It’s cuz he hasn’t made a hit since 1997

    • @spumbucket6845
      @spumbucket6845 3 days ago +16

      You haven't even seen the film bro. How can you call it brilliant?

    • @FlackNCoke
      @FlackNCoke 3 days ago

      @@spumbucket6845 I’m calling the marketing brilliant. The use of RUclips and grassroots hype to basically force someone to pick it up despite all the studios initially passing.

    • @alexiosmaximov7813
      @alexiosmaximov7813 3 days ago +53

      @@spumbucket6845 It's pretty clear they're referring to either the fact that Coppola is marketing this himself, or the trailer. And personally I think the trailer is pretty damn good, interesting tone set, shows off a variety of colorful aesthetics and gives some clues as to the themes involved without giving up real plot info

    • @trueforge9000
      @trueforge9000 3 days ago +21

      Agreed. Hollywood is so "risk averse" that they spend 100s of millions on reboots, remakes, prequels, sequels, etc. because they feel established titles will bring in audiences. Unfortunately, the people writing, directing, etc. have little talent, so they flop as we have been seeing. That money would be far better risked on an established filmmaker like Coppola, even with his missteps, and an original story (which is what fans have been asking for) like Megalopolis.

  • @Mollanglaisofficial
    @Mollanglaisofficial 2 days ago +203

    Ladies and gents, Coppola made us an offer we couldn't refuse.

    • @mith2946
      @mith2946 23 hours ago +1

      Many will refuse l

    • @jackj5368
      @jackj5368 22 hours ago

      Speak for yourself, @Mollanglaisofficial. Leave me out of it.

  • @BillGunslinger
    @BillGunslinger 3 days ago +680

    I am 25 years old and have never seen a Coppola picture in a theater. Thank God for this opportunity. I hope it is one of his greats!

    • @nicobenji0248
      @nicobenji0248 2 days ago +4

      I don't think I have either. But looks good or at least the very least more interesting than all these lame movies coming out recently.
      Edit: Looked up his movies. Seen apocalypse now and know enough about the Godfather to know they're good movies even though I haven't seen them.

    • @YoureRightIThink
      @YoureRightIThink 2 days ago +2

      Yeah me neither, I'm not skipping this chance though

    • @YorgosL1
      @YorgosL1 2 days ago +2

      I am 20 lucky for me

    • @v1per187
      @v1per187 Day ago +7

      Wish you could have experienced Apocalypse Now Redux in theatres in 2001. It was a once in a lifetime experience I'll never forget.

    • @robertlefou
      @robertlefou Day ago

      ​@@v1per187yeah! man, i totally forgot about it..

  • @KeithGreenBiopic
    @KeithGreenBiopic 5 days ago +2334

    The return of the American Zoetrope logo is the coolest thing ever.

    • @gonkdroid8279
      @gonkdroid8279 4 days ago +14

      Agreed!

    • @_beyond7293
      @_beyond7293 4 days ago +14

      Yep, that 1st version of their logo. ;)

    • @arnoldfreeman2885
      @arnoldfreeman2885 4 days ago +13

      Witnessing history in a small way

    • @user-tu4zb6ec9y
      @user-tu4zb6ec9y 4 days ago +13

      Witnessing that logo at present at our time. we used to see it from previous films from the past, but weren't there at present.

    • @davidw.2791
      @davidw.2791 3 days ago

      @@_beyond7293I wonder if that was ever shown in any edition of Apocalypse Now. - I for one was thrilled to see some proper end credits when I watched the Final Cut in 2019. 😂❤

  • @LemonRaider
    @LemonRaider 5 days ago +3421

    Mr. Coppola, I am going to watch this on the BIGGEST screen possible.

  • @Janice.calv_
    @Janice.calv_ 2 days ago +965

    I'm so happy, movies like this get rarer and rarer these days.
    No Franchise, No Remake, No prequel or sequel, No "based on" - just a unique standalone, building it's own world and rules.
    I really hope it will be good

    • @familyguy7582
      @familyguy7582 2 days ago +28

      It is a remake though

    • @ezzb
      @ezzb 2 days ago +6

      Pretty much every movie is a remake of something since the 70's (i completely made up this data lol)! But fr tho, the more i watch old movies, more i discover how many classics from the 80's 90's 00's (before the 10's remake era) had already 1, 2, sometimes 3 previous adaptations

    • @illogical001
      @illogical001 2 days ago +4

      @@familyguy7582Wait, how tf is Megalopolis a remake?

    • @illogical001
      @illogical001 2 days ago +22

      @@familyguy7582If you’re thinking it’s a remake of Metropolis you’re absolutely wrong, lmao. Just cause the title sounds similar doesn’t mean it is the same thing. Watch Metropolis first. 💀

    • @illogical001
      @illogical001 2 days ago +25

      @@user-rq2xj9ex5fand you’re talking about Cosmopolis, also a completely DIFFERENT film, y’all are ridiculous. 💀

  • @maf654321
    @maf654321 5 days ago +5405

    “See it in IMAX” before the movie even has a US distribution deal is truly calling your shot.

    • @samuelphillips7391
      @samuelphillips7391 5 days ago +278

      I think IMAX has offered support for the movie

    • @lincolnsmithtbp
      @lincolnsmithtbp 5 days ago +320

      You don’t need a distribution deal to show your movie in IMAX.

    • @PeteNice29
      @PeteNice29 5 days ago +165

      It's how it's shot, not how it's shown.

    • @thesirms
      @thesirms 5 days ago +16

      king shit

    • @ruicorreia8059
      @ruicorreia8059 5 days ago +45

      He is doing exactly the same thing he did with One From the Heart in 1981, when he was getting in trouble with bad press because of conflicts with the distributors. Coppola booked Radio City Music Hall for one night for a preview of the movie to try and break the bad news cycle and solve the conflict with the distributors. One From the Heart tanked in the box office for being to bold and original, I love it, it's a fabulous movie, far from his best but a great movie anyway, but also because of bad press, although that was a movie that would never be a box office champ.

  • @the_33rd
    @the_33rd 5 days ago +4421

    Looks to be his most ambitious film since Apocalypse Now, definitely going to support it at the cinema.

    • @teppeiando
      @teppeiando 5 days ago +30

      Since Dracula

    • @MunkFano1
      @MunkFano1 5 days ago +11

      how?

    • @blipmachine
      @blipmachine 5 days ago +13

      I’m going to watch this at home because I’ll shell $55 to support deadpool in theaters twice

    • @Chevy_CUn
      @Chevy_CUn 5 days ago +4

      Это будет шедевр

    • @tylerjames805
      @tylerjames805 5 days ago +87

      @@blipmachineAnd you’re the reason why we don’t get any interesting films in theaters anymore. If it doesn’t have a superhero in it you’re not interested

  • @arnaldoleon1
    @arnaldoleon1 3 days ago +189

    I'm going through a bit of a mid-life crisis as I fear that my most productive years are behind me... and then I see this force of nature coming from an 85 year old man, and oh man it's such an inspiration.

  • @oocloudoo1549
    @oocloudoo1549 4 days ago +683

    Visually the most striking trailer I’ve seen since bladerunner 2049.

    • @originaltommy
      @originaltommy 4 days ago +9

      Agreed!

    • @johnc1280
      @johnc1280 4 days ago +8

      It’s like a dark Inception vibe

    • @jameshutchinson3672
      @jameshutchinson3672 4 days ago +11

      Completely agree. Also the parallels with bladerunner generally are pretty cool. When was the last time we got a completely original and densely thought-out scifi world like this?

    • @enigmaticfacts6898
      @enigmaticfacts6898 4 days ago +8

      Dune 2?

    • @darkknightreturns1627
      @darkknightreturns1627 4 days ago +2

      Batman, Dune and EEAAO also had great trailers

  • @omargeeh673
    @omargeeh673 5 days ago +1894

    Don’t care what the greedy studio heads say, this looks amazing! Can’t wait to see it!

    • @cinematicmike5323
      @cinematicmike5323 5 days ago +34

      Probably gonna be better than what they’re putting out

    • @Message1inthesame
      @Message1inthesame 5 days ago +45

      Word fuck these corporations they never have taste in anything & only care about the bottom line ! I hope this inspires others creatives to fund their own projects if possible so theres no limitations

    • @blipmachine
      @blipmachine 5 days ago +15

      Unfortunately this film lacks the ooomph of a modern day Disney or WB film overseen by seasoned executives imparting their magic touch (wisdom, experience and knowledge of market trends and what audiences really want)

    • @hansjuker8296
      @hansjuker8296 5 days ago +17

      This is an overblown, over budgeted, art flop. And distributers don't want to lose money.v simple as that.😊

    • @Zett76
      @Zett76 5 days ago +3

      Even better than rebel moon looked!
      /s 🙂

  • @halfstaff2602
    @halfstaff2602 3 days ago +14

    obsessed with the dreamy, ancient-modern, glossy apocalyptic mood

  • @trueforge9000
    @trueforge9000 3 days ago +44

    So many of us have been getting tired of prequels, sequels, remakes and reboots and clamoring for an original film. Here it is! Trailer looks amazing and I look forward to seeing this.

    • @johnbasement7337
      @johnbasement7337 2 days ago

      "Poor Things" is also a gem..

    • @beaugrand89
      @beaugrand89 Day ago

      It's a remake lol

    • @ayvenmoon
      @ayvenmoon Day ago

      Maybe you should stop watching prequels, sequels, remakes and reboots and watch less marketed movies?

    • @edschelchang6123
      @edschelchang6123 Day ago

      Are you sure? Because looking at most of the original films released this year, most of them didn't make a profit. I looked up the films from the US and the only original films I saw that made profit were The Beekeeper and Monkey Man. Things like Abigail, Civil War and The Fall Guy, that were rated positively, didn't make returns. I'm sure many people would like to see original films, but as the numbers show, there's not that many that show up to them

    • @Tzinacacihuatl
      @Tzinacacihuatl 13 hours ago +1

      ​@@johnbasement7337visually? Yes. But intellectually it's garbage

  • @WatchMojo
    @WatchMojo 5 days ago +588

    Francis Ford Coppola to movie Executives after the private screening: "Guess you guys aren't ready for that yet…but your kids are gonna love it.....(just like my other movies)"

    • @maximoescobar964
      @maximoescobar964 4 days ago +24

      holy crap guys, it’s Watch Mojo

    • @David-cg1lh
      @David-cg1lh 4 days ago +9

      Damn watchmojo out here repping

    • @Pancrasio-it9qd
      @Pancrasio-it9qd 4 days ago +5

      Watchmojo xD

    • @ron.hertzberg
      @ron.hertzberg 4 days ago +7

      Back to the future quotes ain't gonna save this. I'll go. But its gonna be a loss

    • @Arawn2020
      @Arawn2020 4 days ago +2

      WatchMojo makes terrible videos :( Just churning out lazy, mediocre drivel, day after day. Quantity over quality.

  • @AviseadWhiteh
    @AviseadWhiteh 4 days ago +408

    I know that it has been a project that Coppola had in mind since a lot of time. Independently of how the movie will be, I am so very glad that he finally could make it real.

  • @magigoke
    @magigoke 2 days ago +20

    'Dune: Part Two', 'Megalopolis' and 'Joker: Folie à Deux' are gonna be my three films for this year 👌

    • @batmaneatspizza
      @batmaneatspizza 2 days ago +1

      What about furiosa

    • @magigoke
      @magigoke 2 days ago +1

      @@batmaneatspizza Well, I don't really get much time to go to the cinema these days. But Furiosa is definitely in the top 5 - if I get time!

    • @Javoxo
      @Javoxo Day ago

      horizon and the dead dont hurt look pretty good too!

    • @vmoonlight4962
      @vmoonlight4962 9 hours ago

      Joker 2 🎉 most anticipated

  • @madcyborg1822
    @madcyborg1822 4 days ago +272

    This movie looks unlike anything I've ever seen before. I feel like this will be a film to remember, a film we will look back on in 50 years and look at it the same way we look at Apocalypse Now almost 50 years later. A movie ahead of its time, and a swan song of a legendary director, one of the last great movies of this era.

    • @socklock1957
      @socklock1957 3 days ago +12

      Plus the reactions it’s getting from studio executives, that it’s so weird and surreal, are EXACTLY the same initial reactions people had with Apocalypse Now back in 1979.

    • @madcyborg1822
      @madcyborg1822 3 days ago +7

      @@socklock1957 I love the philosophical aspects of the movie, the juxtaposition of the fall of the Roman Republic with a dystopian America, even the movie analysis by this channel says : " about an entire civilization teetering on a similarly precarious ledge, devouring itself in a whirl of unchecked greed, self-absorption, and political propaganda, while a few bold dreamers push against the tide, striving to usher in a new dawn. Coppola himself - a grand visionary witnessing a once-great thing (call it cinema if you must) withering before his very eyes and determined to revivify it."

    • @Wapak95
      @Wapak95 3 days ago +2

      Go all out not with a bang, but with a meteor shower.

    • @OReily08080
      @OReily08080 2 days ago

      This is definitely something different

    • @MannyBriseno
      @MannyBriseno Day ago +2

      I dare you to watch Santa Sangre with an opened mind.... teeheeeeee

  • @DrSeuss-nw3px
    @DrSeuss-nw3px 5 days ago +8

    Reminds me of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis

  • @Rohitssvfx
    @Rohitssvfx 3 days ago +20

    Amid all the crap we (VFX Community) are facing, this comes out as a beautiful piece of art! The vision, treatment, execution, everything seems phenomenal. You're a great visionary Director, Mr. Coppola!!!

  • @FuturCrayon
    @FuturCrayon 3 days ago +6

    The zero fucks given of a renaissance man. The enthusiasm of the kid. Total filmmaker

    • @joeynickles7962
      @joeynickles7962 2 days ago +1

      100%. The balls on this guy. No one can ever accuse Francis of not following his muse.

  • @brightsunshinyday
    @brightsunshinyday 5 days ago +572

    I don't care what the critics, distributors etc are saying: I really, really want to see this film.

    • @ScottSullivanTV
      @ScottSullivanTV 5 days ago +19

      You better START caring! We need a distributor to be positive on this and pick it up.

    • @kulr1941
      @kulr1941 5 days ago +5

      I’ll probably avoid the reviews until I can see it myself

    • @redadamearth
      @redadamearth 5 days ago +7

      @@ScottSullivanTV It already sold for international theatrical distribution. Just not the U.S. yet.

    • @chosen1one930
      @chosen1one930 5 days ago

      ​@@redadamearthwe can watch it online for free just before or after release

    • @NavidIsANoob
      @NavidIsANoob 5 days ago +4

      I don't understand. Is this movie not releasing or what?

  • @beachfilm77
    @beachfilm77 5 days ago +251

    I'm getting excited to see this. Coppola's history as a filmmaker has always fascinated me. The successes. The failures. The love or the art form. The desire to be independent. His collaborations. He's one of the filmmakers that made me want to be in this industry, and I'm so grateful for it.

    • @paulleverton9569
      @paulleverton9569 4 days ago

      He peaked around 1975. By the mid 90's he was making stultifying trash like JACK.
      Tom Hanks already proved that a grown man acting like a child just created an annoying retard, in BIG, 1988
      but Robin Williams managed to play an even more annoying retard in JACK, 1996.
      It's even less amusing now we know the details of Robin William's frantically desperate suicide.

    • @cowicial5674
      @cowicial5674 3 days ago +5

      if my comment was liked by the legendary Francis Ford Coppola, i’d hold it as a badge of honor 😮

    • @juanfedr4073
      @juanfedr4073 Day ago +1

      Francis Ford Coppola just liked your comment... You beated life

  • @ipod9771
    @ipod9771 Day ago +6

    I swear if they slapped an A24 logo on this and let them do the trailers and marketing, people would love this

  • @andrewrozario5127
    @andrewrozario5127 4 days ago +6

    Greatest director of all time making at the very least the greatest trailer of all time. Finally some real filmmaking. I cannot wait! Some touches of 1927 “Metropolis” and 1999 “Titus” in the Megalopolis trailer.

  • @kulr1941
    @kulr1941 5 days ago +211

    Please go and support this film & watch it in cinema. Francis came to give us something magical that movie studios wouldn’t touch.
    He has risked a lot to bring us this film, and it would be great for all lovers of cinema to make it worth his effort.

    • @jasonmp85
      @jasonmp85 5 days ago +2

      Just like Jack

    • @To.me.my.X-Men.97
      @To.me.my.X-Men.97 5 days ago +2

      ​@@jasonmp85Your comment brought tears out my eyesight. I didn't know he directed Jack and I miss Robin Williams🥹

    • @I_Shit_on_your_shit_point
      @I_Shit_on_your_shit_point 5 days ago

      Ai generated comment

    • @jk61490
      @jk61490 5 days ago +3

      “Risked a lot”??? He’s a multi millionaire who sold his winery and tou feels bad FOR HIM????

    • @kulr1941
      @kulr1941 5 days ago

      @@jk61490 sorry you don’t have a winery

  • @camreese
    @camreese 3 days ago +5

    This looks so surreal and grandiose it amazes me that a film industry would prefer reboot after reboot instead of actual art. People want real art, real art is commercial

  • @manuman1022
    @manuman1022 Day ago +3

    My brother worked with Mr. Coppola in the movie Tetro, he was a young boy then.
    It was an honour then, and it is an honour again to see the next Coppola's film Megalopolis and the beautiful images in it.
    Thank you

  • @febobartoli
    @febobartoli 5 days ago +524

    It looks like a visual spectacle that is distinctly Francis Ford Coppola, fulfilling the promise that Rumble Fish could only hint at! Amazing! Really looking forward to this film!

    • @hexerei02021
      @hexerei02021 5 days ago +6

      It's weird some scenes look great and some look like from some cheap TV show.

    • @doc8013
      @doc8013 5 days ago +5

      ​@@hexerei02021which scenes?

    • @tylerjames805
      @tylerjames805 5 days ago +5

      @@hexerei02021Weird doesn’t equal bad. And I could easily say the same about the last 5-8 years of big budget films.

    • @hexerei02021
      @hexerei02021 5 days ago +2

      @@doc8013 I think the scenes in colloseum look cheap and I feel like something is off about all the scenes with people. I don't know if it is the colors or the lightning or whatever but it feels like something from a TV show. The scenes with the rain and the statues or the shot at 0:50 looks great though.

    • @doc8013
      @doc8013 5 days ago +3

      @@hexerei02021 idk, I thought the brief second we saw of the Colosseum looked great. It's hard to tell cause it was legit like two seconds worth but I saw nothing that would lend it to looking like a TV show. The outside shots look amazing. The inside shots look like they're supposed to be a production.

  • @synrgi
    @synrgi 5 days ago +873

    Definitely something we'll remember for decades to come. Thank you, Mr. Coppola

    • @blipmachine
      @blipmachine 5 days ago +15

      Looks intriguing but not as deep as Zack Snyder films.

    • @silasbischoff5141
      @silasbischoff5141 5 days ago +19

      ​@@blipmachine 🙄

    • @rotepixel
      @rotepixel 5 days ago +37

      Let‘s wait for the final film first, shall we?

    • @nael2507
      @nael2507 5 days ago +6

      Snyderbot roll out

    • @jonathanswift2251
      @jonathanswift2251 5 days ago

      @@blipmachine you ignorant child...you don't know what this film will be until you see it...

  • @JShadow6661
    @JShadow6661 3 days ago +4

    Knowing the director gave up his wealth to make his dream film I’m definitely going to watch this movie.

  • @jaggerlags
    @jaggerlags Day ago +3

    As an artist and lover of film and magic I see Francis and his approach to life as an inspiration beyond just a biography of achievements and "failures." He keeps telling everyone what's possible and truly hopes they hear and use his words. He used to say "there will be a Mozart of film and some kid will pick up a camera..." This was wonderful to hear and he still brings me back to that hopeful place every artist loves to begin at. Who can not wait to see this!? Thank you for the wine I enjoyed in film school Francis and for pulling this into reality like you do!

  • @seanjones180
    @seanjones180 5 days ago +38

    You're alive in a time when coppola is still making movies.. Grateful

    • @corey-bird3489
      @corey-bird3489 5 days ago

      But I’m not so grateful seeing the sea of f bombs and no substance down this cesspool of a comment section, tsk tsk

    • @josecarranza7555
      @josecarranza7555 Day ago

      Who’s Coppola?

    • @seanjones180
      @seanjones180 Day ago

      @@josecarranza7555 who's José?

    • @josecarranza7555
      @josecarranza7555 Day ago

      @@seanjones180 Your mom’s boyfriend.

    • @seanjones180
      @seanjones180 Day ago

      @@josecarranza7555 she always went for effeminate men after my dad died

  • @harrywhodeeknee4899
    @harrywhodeeknee4899 5 days ago +194

    40 years in the making; that's dedication. Thank you for preserving the art of cinema.

  • @imfa-cinema257
    @imfa-cinema257 4 days ago +26

    This looks like it might become one of the biggest film events in history. Everything I saw just looks perfect.

    • @fullalbums5675
      @fullalbums5675 Day ago +1

      if you mean that it looks like basic netflix production made entirely on green screen then yes, it's "perfect"

  • @markmarderosian9657
    @markmarderosian9657 3 days ago +14

    Every frame in this trailer was amazing. Real cinematography and clarity.

  • @P5kr
    @P5kr 4 days ago +176

    Considering this has been cooking in this man's mind for 40 odd years, I'm predicting this will win at least 8 Oscars.

    • @andrewferguson7285
      @andrewferguson7285 2 days ago +5

      FORGET The Oscar Awards.
      THIS Movie Doesn't Have To Follow The Rules Of The Biz. No Need To Hide Information From The Public, Able To Show A World We Once Lived In That's Been Destroyed And Hidden From Our Timeline.
      This Movie....WILL Show AMERICA It's Demise. It's Happening Now.
      33

    • @FlibDokky
      @FlibDokky 2 days ago +4

      this won't win shit lmao. The Oscars is a joke

    • @Scipio488
      @Scipio488 2 days ago

      If you cook something for 40 years, it's probably indigestible. This seems indigestible.

    • @P5kr
      @P5kr 2 days ago +1

      @@Scipio488 Capolla can make any indegestible food slightly edible. He's a really good cook

  • @gnarwhal7562
    @gnarwhal7562 5 days ago +593

    This looks like a visual wonder. If we don't support this film, Mr. Coppola will have sold his vineyard in vain. I'm beyond excited

    • @dmolinari
      @dmolinari 5 days ago +18

      😂
      I don't know how good his wine was, but I sure hope this will be up there with his old masterpieces

    • @redadamearth
      @redadamearth 5 days ago +7

      I'm sure he knows it's not going to be a box office hit, which is why he only spent $120 million on it, which is comparatively low for a film of this size.

    • @jamesb7924
      @jamesb7924 5 days ago +28

      Who gives a F about millionaires selling their assets for passion projects? If it's good, it's good and I'll go see it, but I'm not blindly running to the cinema to personally put my poor cash in a millionaire's pocket. I'll wait for the reviews.

    • @lukeskywalker6809
      @lukeskywalker6809 5 days ago +13

      No one forced Mr. Coppola to sell his vinyard.

    • @ericg1100
      @ericg1100 5 days ago +2

      You mean friend of Victor Salva? That coppola? I hope he fails

  • @thejjolli
    @thejjolli 18 hours ago +2

    This is one of the very few trailers I've felt the need to watch several times in a row. Combined with the first look clip it clearly transports that the filmmaker behind this had an artistic vision in which his full heart and soul was so invested, that he took a close look at every minute detail to make them fit together like a puzzle that shows a mirror to his soul. I'm looking forward to the great honor that will be experiencing this work of art in a cinema with fellow connoisseurs of this medium.

  • @LBSOfficialBear
    @LBSOfficialBear 2 days ago +1

    This deserves to be shown on as many screens here in the USA as possible.

  • @rafaelrango
    @rafaelrango 5 days ago +297

    Adam Driver & Shia LaBeouf’s characters seem to be the protagonist & antagonist. If that’s the case, we’re about to witness fireworks between these two great actors.

    • @chrisfoy6034
      @chrisfoy6034 5 days ago +26

      its actually the breaking bad guy that is the main antagonist but i thin shia is a key character

    • @HentaiSpirit
      @HentaiSpirit 5 days ago

      Shia LaBeouf is a great actor ?

    • @SilverBric222
      @SilverBric222 5 days ago +12

      @@chrisfoy6034In the script [SPOILERS AHEAD] Shia becomes a pretty big antagonist

    • @Illustraful
      @Illustraful 5 days ago +17

      Driver and Giancarlo Esposito are the rivals.

    • @necromaya
      @necromaya 5 days ago +5

      Yes they are. And each one is a bad guy and good guy in their own way. Nothing is as it seems, that's the entire point of the film. I read the SCRIPT. 😻😻

  • @heffawtf150
    @heffawtf150 5 days ago +329

    The cloud hand grabbing the moon is so trippy.

    • @STR8G0ODZ
      @STR8G0ODZ 4 days ago +3

      Out of all the comments saying "Looks amazing" "looks fantastic" "A visual spectacle"... This one wins.

    • @karthiknandula
      @karthiknandula 3 days ago +9

      1:00 for those who missed it

    • @Wapak95
      @Wapak95 3 days ago

      Didn't even notice it until you mentioned it

    • @trueforge9000
      @trueforge9000 3 days ago +3

      I love the statues moving as commentary on the society. Lady Justice looking exhausted...absolutely brilliant!

    • @Wapak95
      @Wapak95 3 days ago +3

      And look, Coppola himself liked your comment.

  • @lacriaturadekentucky
    @lacriaturadekentucky 2 days ago +2

    I really do hope that this can come to theaters. I'd pay good money to see something like this. It looks like a film that will be remembered for years.

  • @IDreamElectricSheep

    Honestly as a "child of internet" era I'm exited to see this, I'd love to see the take of Coppola on the world after all these years. "We're taking back our city" the audiences have spoken. Love from iran. #WomanLifeFreedom

  • @samuelzins5089
    @samuelzins5089 4 days ago +8

    I'm in 100%. I believe in Francis Ford Coppola

  • @wampabites
    @wampabites 5 days ago +76

    Francis Ford Coppola is one of my heroes. As sad as it feels like a swan song for the director, I'll witness this film through the best and biggest screen possible. I don't care about critics, or what social media has to say. I want CINEMA. Mr. Coppola IS CINEMA. I'll be there.

  • @rj-err
    @rj-err 2 days ago +1

    Im so happy movies of this caliber are still being made this is what cinema is about thank you Mr. Coppola 🙏🏻

  • @jeffreysanchez1996
    @jeffreysanchez1996 10 hours ago +2

    Major Studios should be ashamed that they don't give films like this with originality it's a damn shame 💯🤦🏽

  • @bryanfreeman3411
    @bryanfreeman3411 5 days ago +67

    The creator of the Godfather and Apacolypse Now is making a new movie, I’ll be there.

    • @jonathandavis9507
      @jonathandavis9507 5 days ago +1

      He has also made a lot of crap.

    • @LMacca97
      @LMacca97 5 days ago +6

      ​@jonathandavis9507 Barely. Most of his films are great.

    • @jimmymeridian5174
      @jimmymeridian5174 5 days ago

      @@LMacca97 have you even seen his last three or four movies?

    • @LMacca97
      @LMacca97 5 days ago

      @@jimmymeridian5174 Yes

    • @Geronimo_Jehoshaphat
      @Geronimo_Jehoshaphat 5 days ago +1

      ​@@jonathandavis9507
      He made a lot of audacious cinema which didn't immediately land with mainstream sensibilities.
      Then also, there was whatever Twixt was, lol.

  • @OompaLoompaFu
    @OompaLoompaFu 4 days ago +88

    Now THAT's how you make a trailer, folks. Give me glimpses, tastes, but don't give away the whole thing.
    You had my curiosity, Francis. Now you have my attention :)

    • @jackj5368
      @jackj5368 22 hours ago

      Check's in the mail; no worries on that, OompaLoompaFu.

  • @Miguel_2.O
    @Miguel_2.O Day ago +2

    YES! Take my money NOW, I'm seing this in the theater multiple times and I'm buying this in 4K when it comes out on Amazon or anywhere else it's being sold.

  • @bugsbunnywearingasmoking801

    Classicism mixed with realistic sci fi, through the lenses of a visionary architect is a great framework. If u manage to balance both micro and macro elements of narrative, it'll be unforgettable. Congratulations

  • @madeline4405
    @madeline4405 4 days ago +84

    Not gonna lie, this trailer must be the most detailed trailer i've ever seen, just pause a single frame and you see like multiple things you missed, actually impeccable.

    • @Wapak95
      @Wapak95 3 days ago +1

      Methinks Coppola himself cut this trailer.

    • @wujBat
      @wujBat 2 days ago

      I watched at 0,5 speed with many pauses

  • @tedafida2090
    @tedafida2090 22 hours ago +3

    I can't stop watching this trailer. ❤

  • @randymorris3417
    @randymorris3417 3 days ago +2

    Finally some thought provoking cinema. Well done Mr. Coppola. Movies like this will last.

  • @ximono
    @ximono 5 days ago +38

    When we don't ask these questions, and there isn't a dialogue about them. That basically is a dystopia.

  • @samgraef3028
    @samgraef3028 5 days ago +80

    Looks bonkers. It’s either gonna be a messy busfire or a masterpiece. Hard to see it being in the middle.
    I’m there!

    • @i_so_late
      @i_so_late 5 days ago +18

      even if it's a total mess it'll still be a beautiful and interesting and original one

    • @DanielRobertKane
      @DanielRobertKane 21 hour ago +1

      Pretty much how the reviews have split. Some say there was a standing ovation. Others say no one understood. FFC compared it to when Apocalypse Now was released.

  • @The8merp
    @The8merp 4 days ago +2

    Now that's an interesting trailer that didn't spoil the plot and grabbed my interest at the same time

  • @jflinn7401
    @jflinn7401 2 days ago +5

    0:34 - what you see on the moving sign is a Latin transcript of what's being said by the announcer: "Dominae Dominique, et liberi cuiuslibet aetatis!" - "Ladies and Gentlemen and children of all ages".
    I'm 90% sure that "vos at convivium..." is supposed to be a partial translation of "welcome to the party" but, if so, it should read "ad convivium". Maybe it's supposed to be "vos ad convivium saluto/salutamus"?

  • @MrQuantumInc
    @MrQuantumInc 5 days ago +95

    The title of makes me think of "Metropolis" a film mainly known for being the first feature length SciFi movie ever made, but also has themes that have somehow become relevant again after 93 years. Watching this trailer confirms my suspicion Megalopolis at minimum draws inspiration from that 1927 film.

  • @dudermcdudeface3674
    @dudermcdudeface3674 5 days ago +77

    I love this idea, and I love even more that Coppola made it despite receiving no support from the rest of the industry. Films should be made by filmmakers, not reptiles with MBAs.

    • @stevechance150
      @stevechance150 4 days ago

      This is America in 2024,
      the land of reptiles with MBAs.

  • @Drillstanford
    @Drillstanford 4 days ago +1

    This brought me back to being a kid and seeing trailers for the first time. You can already tell FFC will always stick to what movie making is truly all about.

  • @FeviViro
    @FeviViro 4 days ago

    Undoubtedly, it will remain in our memories for many years to come. I'm grateful. Mr. Coppola

  • @aGr3atD4y
    @aGr3atD4y 4 days ago +89

    When cinema needed him the most, Coppola answered the call!
    This truly looks fantastic!

    • @Wapak95
      @Wapak95 3 days ago

      He has been doing this project for a looooong time.

  • @willschrueder9107
    @willschrueder9107 4 days ago +16

    This is honestly breath taking, already this looks like one of the most beautiful movies ever made, with a real sense of classic silent era cinema blended with modern styles and techniques. I can't wait to finally see this Magnum Opus!

  • @andrewgardner8972
    @andrewgardner8972 2 days ago +2

    God bless Francis ford Coppola for going back to directing movies again and Kevin Costner too with his western horizon. At least these guys know what they want to make and give us what we want. Francis Ford Coppola is one of the best old school directors ever apart from Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton, Barry levinson, Brian de Palma and Steven Spielberg. He’s as good as the directors we lost over the years like William Friedkin, Tony Scott, Sidney lumet, Wolfgang Petersen, Richard donner, John frankenheimer, Joel Schumacher, Sydney pollack, and Alan J pakula.

  • @houdinididiit
    @houdinididiit 2 days ago +1

    Thank you for everything Mr. Coppola. Looking forward to this gift. 🙏

  • @ronanmacrory3399
    @ronanmacrory3399 4 days ago +21

    The fact that he makes a point of it being collaborative is a testament to what a great artist Coppola is.

  • @Shendue
    @Shendue 5 days ago +89

    This has my attention. Trailers can be deceiving, therefore I've learnt to curb my expectations, but from the trailer it looks like a breath of fresh air in the current desert of movies' originality.

  • @Artemis-xx2hh
    @Artemis-xx2hh 5 days ago +100

    "Is this society, is this way we're living, the only one thats available to us? And when we ask these questions, when there's a dialogue about them, that basically is a utopia" that line is crazy!!! Ahhh im so excited for this movie

    • @EerieV23
      @EerieV23 5 days ago +8

      I know. It Looks amazing, and the script sounds intelligent and challenging

    • @PeteWaan
      @PeteWaan 5 days ago +3

      @@EerieV23
      The humankind deserves to go extinct, but I’m afraid the script doesn’t support that idea. ✌️

    • @riccardozanoni2531
      @riccardozanoni2531 5 days ago +12

      @@PeteWaan that's just your edgy kid phase, you'll grow out of it

    • @verbalkint4258
      @verbalkint4258 5 days ago +7

      @@PeteWaanno, human kind deserves to evolve and transform the world into a better place. This is our home and we should strive to take care of it.

    • @PeteWaan
      @PeteWaan 5 days ago +1

      @@verbalkint4258
      And how has it been going so far? The truth of the matter is, that people will never change, we will always be driven by greed & selfishness…the wise person stops the circle, and will not procreate. ✌️

  • @handlebarmustache
    @handlebarmustache 4 days ago +1

    I have no idea what I just watched, but I very much want to watch more

  • @Luke_Berkheiser
    @Luke_Berkheiser 15 hours ago +2

    The polarizing reception out of Cannes only makes me more excited for this film

  • @JohnathonLewis-jf8yo
    @JohnathonLewis-jf8yo 5 days ago +100

    This movie has something special about it, that I don’t think any other movie has coming out this year. Wonder and Imagination with an original story!

    • @joekletz2705
      @joekletz2705 5 days ago +3

      How do you know that based on a trailer?

    • @danielplainview2584
      @danielplainview2584 5 days ago +1

      @@joekletz2705 Uh, visuals. Sound. Things you can sense.
      And he didn't say he knows that, he said he thinks that.

    • @joekletz2705
      @joekletz2705 5 days ago +1

      @@danielplainview2584 I was sort of referring to him saying 'an original story!'

    • @henrycase3788
      @henrycase3788 5 days ago +1

      ​@@joekletz2705 I think they probably meant a script not based/adapting any existing work or a sequel/reboot of an existing franchise.

    • @simonelagreca9233
      @simonelagreca9233 5 days ago

      Then you haven't seen many movies this year

  •  4 days ago +9

    Francis Ford Coppola is a cinematic genius. Can't wait to see this masterpiece on the big screen!

  • @MarZapata97
    @MarZapata97 10 hours ago +1

    The use of color and everything else ❤ This is real cinema

  • @_Wakaz_
    @_Wakaz_ 2 days ago +1

    I'm actually thinking this film has potential to be one of the greatest films ever released. Wow, what a trailer.

  • @erickillian313
    @erickillian313 4 days ago +9

    Wow. This movie looks like it had a lot of potential. We need more film that takes a chance, even if it's not good thank you for making. Studios these days are sad things.

  • @KEr-ee6kw
    @KEr-ee6kw 4 days ago +5

    This is going to be the best movie ever made

  • @felinegroovey8627
    @felinegroovey8627 2 days ago +1

    One film reviewer's positive title & subtitle: Francis Ford Coppola’s Wild and Delirious Fever Dream Inspires New Hope for the Future of Movies. More than 40 years in the making, Coppola's epic is as personal and egoless as you could ever hope to expect from a $120 million self-portrait that doubles as a fable about the fall of Ancient Rome.

  • @bruninhocd
    @bruninhocd 16 hours ago +1

    We love your work. Thank you so much.

  • @DangerousMuteLunatic
    @DangerousMuteLunatic 5 days ago +802

    The fact that you're able to make a satire of these deeply bizarre and uncertain times, with an ultimate message of "Keep creating, don't give up hope for the future"...God, you really are a fucking good filmmaker.

    • @a.gillmax4173
      @a.gillmax4173 5 days ago +61

      "with an ultimate message of..." LOLLL this is the all time worst of these types of comments I've ever read. I'm glad you figured out the "ultimate message" of this movie that NO ONE HAS SEEN YET.

    • @eelnedroj
      @eelnedroj 5 days ago +11

      @@a.gillmax4173 To be fair it's inspired by a 1927 German silent film if not mistaken, so depending on how loose it is to the original material he may have in fact seen it already;)

    • @JoshuaBarrio
      @JoshuaBarrio 5 days ago +14

      Coppola has been working on this film for almost 4 decades.

    • @DangerousMuteLunatic
      @DangerousMuteLunatic 5 days ago

      @@a.gillmax4173 They're giving the movie the tagline "create the future" and all of Adam Driver's lines in this trailer are about not giving up hope, that having discourse and discussion about uncomfortable ideas is "basically a utopia"
      Obviously trailers are meant to sell you but I feel like the movie's message might be a little clearer than you'd expect

    • @captainawesome0711
      @captainawesome0711 5 days ago +13

      @@eelnedrojIt’s barely based on Metropolis, that story is about the creation of sentient life and explores robotics… this is elseworld story where the Roman Empire never fell. Not at all related aside for the similarity in name

  • @hjelveh
    @hjelveh 5 days ago +61

    Speaking on behalf of all good old fashioned cinema buffs: no matter what the critics say or write, your legacy is embroidered in history as one of the very few who proved that cinema can be artistic and profoundly life changing. As always, we'll be impatiently waiting for the film to be opened in Italy. Our best wishes and good luck. In bocca al lupo Francis.

    • @jimmymeridian5174
      @jimmymeridian5174 5 days ago +1

      the sound seems pretty bad though i gotta say, can barely hear anyone

    • @grantc61
      @grantc61 5 days ago

      Jesus Christ. And this from the country that produced Pasolini, Fellini, de Sica, Bertolucci, etc etc etc .Get a f*ckin grip.

    • @verbalkint4258
      @verbalkint4258 5 days ago

      @@jimmymeridian5174dude its a trailer, not the actual thing. Just wait until it releases at the Cannes Festival before criticizing.

  • @oldcreekroadpictures
    @oldcreekroadpictures 10 hours ago +2

    Definitely going to see this. Finally……some originality. Especially since corporate Hollywood didn’t want to finance it.

  • @Olrik974
    @Olrik974 3 days ago +2

    This is surely to be the greatest film in cinematic history, and just by this teaser alone its impacts and special effects will even surpass those of Fellini Satyricon, Myra Breckinridge, and Guccione‘s Caligula. The creativity of the characters’ names, and the genius insight of directly comparing the decline of America with that of Ancient Rome - who would have thought such a thing was even possible? Surely the star studded cast waived any financial compensation just for the privilege of being minor parts of this ultimate masterpiece! I too want only to watch, nay contemplate, this vision on the largest screen possible, but I am sure none will be large enough…

  • @famousfigures
    @famousfigures 5 days ago +44

    Feels like a film that will underperform at the box office but which people will talk about forever. A work of art.

    • @ImperialMJG
      @ImperialMJG 5 days ago +10

      I dont think it will "underperform". There is so much hype about it. But with the budget yes, maybe. Amazon MGM and Apple are the ones negotiating still and for a theatrical release. So it will have a big studio behind it in the US. And considering the hype overseas also where its already gotten most of the distribution done I think this can become a surprise hit that the studios that turned it down will regret. I f ing hope so. But no matter what, as long as it is good...who cares

    • @doc8013
      @doc8013 5 days ago

      ​@@ImperialMJGah, the way the box office is right now I wouldn't be surprised if it flopped hard. I sure hope it finds success, though, I'm really rooting for Coppola with this one.

    • @redadamearth
      @redadamearth 5 days ago +4

      It probably will just because it's not the kind of film that audiences flock to, but considering Coppola is 85 years old, I'm sure he doesn't care. He made the film he wanted to make.

    • @raymondwatt9773
      @raymondwatt9773 5 days ago +1

      Since Blade Runner 2049, which I absolutely loved did poorly at the box office, you're probably right

    • @raymondwatt9773
      @raymondwatt9773 5 days ago

      ​@ImperialMJG I mean the budget is 120 million USD, which is a lot but not really that much by modern blockbuster standards

  • @Texus8
    @Texus8 5 days ago +143

    Cannot wait for this, looks absolutely stunning! So good to see Coppola posting regular updates and trailers here. We are spoiled to be getting new pictures from legends like Scorsese and Coppola lately, it will be a privilege to see this in a theater

  • @rajadhejayalath
    @rajadhejayalath Day ago +2

    Hi, Mr.Coppola
    I just wanted to pay my respects to your wife who expired recently. Just keep going with movies like this. Don't stop!

  • @aditya.sri24
    @aditya.sri24 18 hours ago +2

    This is omg the best thing I have seen in months :))))) I am sure a lot of people must haven't understood it and failed to realise it's potential.

  • @wareing125
    @wareing125 4 days ago +55

    Shia Labeouf getting a chance to act in a big time film again is awesome!

    • @ronmahre5133
      @ronmahre5133 22 hours ago

      Peanut Butter Falcon

    • @MONDOdocs
      @MONDOdocs 17 hours ago

      He was in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

  • @clark5252
    @clark5252 4 days ago +7

    Hands down the best trailer I’ve seen all year. I was very interested in this movie to begin with but now I’m more excited for it than anything else coming out

  • @Brouk331
    @Brouk331 17 hours ago +1

    Thank you for sharing this amazing and very enjoyable trailer. I liked it. PEACE.
    ---
    Merci d'avoir partagé cette bande-annonce étonnante et très agréable. Je l'ai aimé. PAIX.

  • @Sarah_Ubaka
    @Sarah_Ubaka 3 days ago +1

    An artistic work, I think it will reverberate for years, very mind-blowing

  • @chrisgonzalez91
    @chrisgonzalez91 5 days ago +34

    I am not missing this movie! This could be the greatest film ever made. And the greatest comeback!

  • @steventhomas2856
    @steventhomas2856 4 days ago +22

    I got a little nostalgic/excited shiver when the American Zoetrope logo came up. Looks fantastic; cinema in all its wild, audacious ambition - as it ought to be, and mostly hasn't been for a less than Marvelous decade and a half.
    Welcome back, Mr. C. You've been missed.

  • @thegroundpounders
    @thegroundpounders 22 hours ago +1

    No matter what the Hollywood elites tell us I’m seeing his movie. He’s brilliant!

  • @Pixelkvist
    @Pixelkvist 3 days ago +2

    Finally!! Something new and not just a remake, reboot or origin story where we "finally" get to see the backstory of Palace Guard #7 in Sleeping Beauty and how he ended up becoming a palace guard!

  • @gokhankarakus5762
    @gokhankarakus5762 5 days ago +13

    Architecture and design elements central to the film. Haven't seen that strong architecture in film since since Blade Runner and 2001 but let's wait and see...

    • @necromaya
      @necromaya 5 days ago +1

      The entire premise of the film is all about futuristic architecture. It's going to blow your mind.

    • @gokhankarakus5762
      @gokhankarakus5762 5 days ago

      @@necromaya Yes I'm eager to see Coppola's take but for those of us in contemporary architecture and design the bar for "futuristic architecture" is quite high because of the last 20 years with computational design and now AI. Fingers crossed!

    • @necromaya
      @necromaya 4 days ago

      @@gokhankarakus5762 You're definitely not going to be disappointed.

  • @bryceking255
    @bryceking255 5 days ago +7

    If the script is well done... this is going to be the movie of all the movies.

  • @alexiskobalt7450
    @alexiskobalt7450 3 days ago

    Gorgeous, sir. Absolutely divine!

  • @antoniusyoutube
    @antoniusyoutube 3 days ago

    Welcome to RUclips, Sir. Love your work. Cannot wait to watch your long awaited project. Best wishes.