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User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 809 times:

What do you think about the movie. I thought it was nice but some say that it was a racist movie. I failed to notice that though. Any comments?

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User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 805 times:

Great, now we all have to listen to KROC drone on about this movie..


Go big or go home
User currently offlineUsairwys757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 804 times:

Best movies of all time as far as I'm concerned. A true masterpiece in every sense of the word.

Pacino, DeNiro, Brando, you just cant beat those three.


User currently offlineSpringbok747 From Australia, joined Nov 2004, 4387 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 799 times:

One of the greatest movies ever made! No wonder it's on IMDb's top movies of all time.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068646/



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User currently offlinePA110 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1979 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 796 times:
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I thought Godfather II was the best. Far more epic, spanning several generations.


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User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 788 times:

I liked the first and third part. Part 2 was broad and confusing although DeNiro, my favorite actor, was very good in the second part.

User currently offlineFSPilot747 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 3599 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 779 times:

First time I've ever seen anyone like the 3rd one. IMO no. 3 ruined it.

I and II are among the best movies ever made.


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 777 times:

What should they had done with the 3rd one?

User currently offlineClrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 770 times:

I loved the first one..as someone said earlier, II was confusing..I loved Deniro
in it..but I had trouble keeping track of what the heck was going on with Pacino
going here and there and all the other people in it.

I was quite disappointed in III.


Jim



What a long strange trip it's been
User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5578 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 765 times:

Superb movie. Part II was almost as good as the original, not quite, but almost. Part III is much-maligned, and doesn't compare to the first two, but is really not as bad as often thought.


"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 745 times:

AA61HVY - Maybe we could drone on about getting tanked off Rainbow warriors, pink squirrels, fuzzy navals and 6 packs of Natty Light. Then you might have something constructive to say for the first time ever...

Having got that out of the way, let me say than I am another one who likes "Godfather III". Its a very hard movie to follow, and quite different from the first two, but I think that helps set it apart. Part II is also good and I only say the 1st one is better is because the initial was such a classic, its hard to rate a sequal ahead of it. The original "Godfather" was a tremendous movie, and I too do not find it racist. Italian-American groups don't like it because of the "negative" night is portrays Italians in (the whole Mafia concept). Also, and I find this legitiment, people say that the movie romanticises The life of the Mafia. I can see that complaint, but lighten up. The Mafia will exist with or without the "Godfather" movies. Mario Puzo's intention mainly was to show the family of the Don of a powerful Mafia Family. He did that very well, even more so in Part II. The trilogy as a whole is fantastic. If you haven't seen them, its must see T.V.


User currently offlineEDKA From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 316 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 738 times:

THE BEST movie of all times. Acting is superb, music is brilliant.
my favourite is the first one, closely followed by the second one. The third one i wasn't mad on, but still a good movie.

Shame they don't make the gangster stuff anymore, these films are just superb. Anyone likes "Goodfellas"?


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 738 times:

It was on in the UK on sunday night I think. Didnt see it, was too busy in pub drinking  Wink


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 732 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 12):
Didnt see it, was too busy in pub drinking

Didn't have time to ram-raid Dixons to get this weeks telly, then ?  Smile


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 726 times:

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 13):
Didn't have time to ram-raid Dixons to get this weeks telly, then ? Smile

For that remark you earn this weeks Fatwah you  grumpy  old  git.
You are making Falcon84 look young  Wow!



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User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13046 posts, RR: 78
Reply 15, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 723 times:

Superb film, clearly a classic.
But for me, as mob films go, I'd prefer Goodfellas.


User currently offlineORDflyer From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 710 times:

Fantastic movie! Without a doubt one of the best, if not the best movie ever made. I can watch it over and over and still enjoy it and find new things that I didn't catch before.

Anyone likes "Goodfellas"?
Absolutely! That's my second favorite movie after Godfather  Wink


User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 709 times:

"Goodfellas" is a great film as well. Nowhere near as good as "The Godfather" though.

And GKirk - Your old man bit is getting as played out as the sheep jokes you get. Sorry to ruin your fun, but it needed to be said.


User currently offlineUALPHLCS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 698 times:

Quoting AirWillie6475 (Reply 7):
What should they had done with the 3rd one?

Not made it. It sucked.. Especially Sophia Coppola, I'm sorry but she was a better actress in the first one when she was the playing the baby being baptised.


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 687 times:

UALPHLCS thank god there is another person that hated Sophia Coppolas acting, it was as if they picked someone off the street with no acting experience. CASINO was another good gangster movie.

User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 684 times:

"Casino" was okay. A bit long but solid. Based on true events as well.

I never understood why everyone hated Sophia Coppala in III. Granted she isn't a top notch actress, but I do not think she was as bad as most people say she was.


User currently offlineGarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5327 posts, RR: 53
Reply 21, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 677 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 20):
Granted she isn't a top notch actress, but I do not think she was as bad as most people say she was.

Agreed, especially since she was "subbed" into the role when Winona Ryder dropped out of the cast.



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User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5578 posts, RR: 5
Reply 22, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 667 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 20):
I never understood why everyone hated Sophia Coppala in III. Granted she isn't a top notch actress, but I do not think she was as bad as most people say she was.

When III was playing in the theaters, audience members would start laughing at scenes not meant to be funny, her acting was so atrocious. At least she had the sense to stick with directing thereafter.
In any event, if you consider III on its own merits, rather the comparing it to the first two installments, it really is not nearly as bad a movie as often claimed.



"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 651 times:

I still don't see where Sophia was so terrible. But I do agree that on its own merits, III is a good movie. Not great, but good.

User currently offlineFDXMECH From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 24, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 632 times:

If you like the, "Godfather"; read the book. It incorporates both part 1 and 2. Magnificent book.


You're only as good as your last departure.
25 UALPHLCS : First she was no actress she herself admitted that. She was wooden adn unbelieveable. Everyone else around her was so good, that her lack of experien
26 PROSA : It incorporates the materials from Part II that deal with the young Vito Corleone. The sections from the movie that deal with Michael Corleone in the
27 Clrd2go : I had a heck of a time figuring out what Michael was up to in the 1950's segments..maybe just me. I loved the version that NBC showed one time that to
28 PROSA : I found those segments quite confusing too. They fact that they're not taken from the book - which is long and detailed but perfectly comprehensible
29 FDXMECH : You know what impressed me about Godfather 2. Remember Fanucci, the guy Vito killed in the doorway of his apartment? Fanucci had a big scar across his
30 PROSA : At the point where the first movie ended. Michael took over after his father's death, and ordered the killings of the other mob bosses, Tessio and Ca
31 KROC : All the 1950's segments were paterned after actual Mafia events. Hyman Roth = Mayer Lanske and his famous "We're Bigger Than U.S. Steel" quote etc. T
32 Post contains images WunalaYann : "The Godfather" is a monument. One intriguing aspect of its legend is that not only does it depict the Mafia pretty well according to "well-informed s
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