The Godfather Review by Al Carlson The Godfather is a film considered by most to be one of the greatest ever made. The rejected offer starts what turns into an all out mafia war between the two families with Michael diving deep into the mafia lifestyle. Let's take your standard gangster film, either you have the new guy just arrived in town looking for trouble, Joe from 'A fistfull of dollars', or you have the guy looking for revenge, Porter in Payback, or the cop trying to stop them, countless films. Two months ago he took her for a drive, with another boy friend. I have never watched a film this long before then decided to sit down and watch it again.Next
. But Don declines the offer, for he is against selling narcotics. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge. John Cazale brings the troubled Fredo to life, and you can see the weak Fredo desperately trying to live up to the family reputation but knowing that he can never be what his father wants. Michael seems to be uninterested in being a part of the family business. But when a powerful and treacherous rival wants to sell drugs and needs the Don's influence for the same, Vito refuses to do it. Written by futuretv on April 10, 2014 The Godfather Review by Al Carlson The Godfather is a film considered by most to be one of the greatest ever made.Next
This must rank as the best film along with part 2 of all time. And I raised my daughter in the American fashion. They made her drink whiskey and then they tried to take advantage of her. I gave her freedom but I taught her never to dishonor her family. What follows is a clash between Vito's fading old values and the new ways which may cause Michael to do the thing he was most reluctant in doing and wage a mob war against all the other mafia families which could tear the Corleone family apart.Next
You must be and to submit your review. The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba. The casting for this film has been considered by many to be the best casted film in history for their astonishing performances. The series still holds the title of most best picture awards for a film series to this day. Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. I've seen plenty this long and although I enjoyed them and watched parts of them again, I have never watched one like this all the way through. All three main actors were nominated for an academy award, but only Marlon Brando won an Oscar for best actor in a leading role.Next
Virtually everyone recognizes that iconic trumpet solo once it starts playing. As a film that ranks as high as other masterpieces including Citizen Kane, Pulp Fiction and 12 Angry Men, The Godfather is an exceptional piece of cinema excellence that is flawless and is simply the pinnacle crime drama. His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Particularly, John Cazale Fredo and Richard Castellano Clemenza give wonderfully understated performances. Through Michael's life the nature of the family business becomes clear. An ensemble performance that has no weak spot.
He is at the event of his daughter's wedding. The business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but given to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. Directer Francis Ford Coppola, being raised in an Italian-American family in New York, understood Italian culture exceptionally and made the film very authentically. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. Vito is a powerful man, and is kind to all those who give him respect but is ruthless against those who do not. She went to the movies with him. .Next
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