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The AFI Top 100 Films: The Godfather (#3)

The Godfather (1972)
Starring Al Pacino, Marlon Brando and James Caan
Written by Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) and Mario Puzo (screenplay, novel)
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola… 736 more words


A Recreation of my Favourite Fictitious Meal: Peter Clemenza's Tomato Sauce

Peter Clemenza instructing Michael Corleone on how to make Tomato Sauce

Today the wonderful Nina Butler, tagged me into a fantastic read on Facebook on the recreation of… 92 more words

By Vashna Jagarnath

Considering the "Status of the Offence": Franz Kafka's "In the Penal Colony" and Mario Puzo's Don Corleone

In Franz Kafka’s In the Penal Colony (1914), the ill-fated Officer who perishes at the bed of the malfunctioning torture contraption is a flexible metaphor for the uncritical arm through whom the will of power is transmitted. 1,077 more words


The 'Mad Men' Bookshelf: What Will Don Draper Read in 1969?

Few shows in television history have given their writers half as much fun as Matthew Weiner and his crew have with Mad Men. It’s why you always see so many… 669 more words


Power and Paradox

The Godfather by Mario Puzo introduces the central character on the back cover, in a very unorthodox and contradictory manner.

Tyrant, Blackmailer, Racketeer, Murderer – his influence reaches every level of American society. 669 more words

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The Godfather (1972) - the Inciting Incident

Possibly the greatest film ever made, Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece is nearly three hours long, unfailingly epic in the scale of its action set-pieces and the breadth of its cast, and closes with a awe-inspiring orgy of violence in its famed baptism-of-fire montage. 509 more words