Breaking news and analysis on all the latest tv, movies, music, books, theater, and art the cut get the latest fashion, beauty, and shopping news and recommendations. A movie review of the godfather, a francis ford coppola film starring marlon brando and al pacino. Movie the godfather don vito corleone (brando) is brutally persued when he refuses to sulley the family business with drugs his eldest, sonny (caan), steps in to take the helm in his father's. The godfather part ii is a 1974 american crime epic produced and directed by francis ford coppola from a screenplay co-written with mario puzo, starring al pacino and robert de niro.
The film review website rotten tomatoes lists the godfather with a 92% average rating score by critics, and a 98% by casual audiences, with famous film critic roger ebert stating: this is. Godfather part i redefined cinema, and created a whole new sub-genre of crime films but godfather part ii absolutely perfected that genre, astonishingly captivating, a groundbreaking achievement. A movie review by james berardinelli rarely can it be said that a film has defined a genre, but never is that more true than in the case of the godfather since the release of the 1972 epic (which garnered ten academy award nominations and was named best picture), all gangster movies have been judged by the standards of this one (unfair as.
In, the godfather part ii, at loew's tower east, loew's state i and ii, loew's cine and orpheum, it is again a family party, an absurdly lavish celebration of his son's first communion, that. The godfather - official trailer one of the central american movies of the last 25 years, and one of very few to succed as both popular entertainment and high art. Movie review: the godfather (1972) the epic tale of a mafia family in new york, spanning ten years from 1945 to 1955 the business is crime, the price of failure is death, and the violence is brutal and never far from the surface.
The godfather is a classic because it is a damn great movie you can argue forever about issues of it glorifying the mafia etc but what it does do is glorify the concept of family a great cast led by marlon brando, james caan, robert duvall and al pacino, it boasts an incredible soundtrack the godfather is a classic because it is a damn great. Decades after 'the godfather' was released, it still manages to entertain, engage, and frighten it is the saga of an american family (originally published by the daily news on march 16, 1972. 'the godfather' is the pinnacle of flawless films the first time i viewed 'the godfather' i was in my early teens and it was the most astounding film i had ever seen, and has since then stood as my all-time favourite film it is due to this that i have been looking forward to writing a review of. While the godfather trilogy stands out as the greatest movie ever made (in my humble opinion anyway, i must have watched it a dozen times or more, and would probably do so for the rest of my life), but as far as the books are concerned, the siclian happens to be far superior to the godfather. American cinematographer post focus will present a comprehensive look at the recent 4k restorations of all three godfather films by renowned film preservationist robert harris and a team of experts, who received valuable input from allen daviau, asc and the trilogy's director of photography, gordon willis, asc.
In my opinion, the godfather is the best gangster film of all time, it is also my all time favorite movie there is not one bad thing i can say about this film, it's got a great, thrilling story, a great all-star cast, and fantastic acting. The greatest movie ever described as one of the greatest films in the world, the godfather was ranked 2nd after citizen kane by the american film institute in 2007. The godfather's cat was a stray during his daily walks to the set, coppola would often see a stray cat , and on the day of shooting the scenes in vito's study, coppola took the cat and told. The film that began the world's love affair with all things mafia, the godfather is a crime epic which stands up to the test of time.
Giving you the latest in current entertainment news including exclusive celebrity interviews, new movie reviews, more visit to see what's happening today andy garcia talks about 'godfather part 4' in this exclusive interview. As the godfather unravels, michael's takes some obvious lunges into sin, and his journey becomes deeper and darker, entering a dangerous area of a silenced conscience christians, take heed, watch and pray —lest we fall into temptation , the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Marlon brando, who plays the godfather as a shrewd, unbreakable old man, actually has the character lead in the movie al pacino, with a brilliantly developed performance as michael, is the lead but brando's performance is a skillful throwaway, even though it earned him an academy award for best actor.
The godfather continues to influence producers of films, television shows, and video games more than 30 years after its release nino rota's score, the sumptuous set design, and brando's raspy pseudo-whisper have become part of our collective cultural memory. The godfather (1972) movie review reviews al pacino's role as michael is perhaps the most captivating role in the film i say this because he was a war hero a. It's a movie magic complaint if the entire film is subtitled, and everything else looks realistic, the speedy fires are a distraction from sony pictures, alpha has plenty of bite left for the. Francis ford coppola's all-time mafioso classic has a big rep for a reason it's just unbelievably good brando, pacino, caan, duvall, everybody is on fire in front of the camera, everybody is sheer perfection behind the camera, and the original source material, mario puzo's novel of the same name, is a classic in itself.