The Godfather

The Oscar Project has reached the exact halfway point. There were 44 best picture winners before The Godfather and there have been 44 best picture winners since The Godfather. I couldn't be more pleased that this film currently sits at the center of Oscar history. There have been countless books and articles written, and documentaries … Continue reading The Godfather

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The Truth about Scarface

I had originally seen Scarface over 10 years ago but as you can imagine it left a lasting impression. I was going to write “but as you can imagine, if you’ve seen it, it left a lasting impression.” But after watching it again the other night I don’ t think it matters. Scarface is a … Continue reading The Truth about Scarface

4 Reasons The Godfather, Part II Is Superior

I can’t even begin to imagine how much has already been written about the Godfather films. Accolades abound to the highest level. Many, including myself believe The Godfather and The Godfather, Part II are the greatest films ever made. For me, I generally consider them one movie. It’s hard for me to separate them because … Continue reading 4 Reasons The Godfather, Part II Is Superior

Classic Film Series – Ben-Hur

Over the last several weeks our local Cineplex has been running a series of classic films on Sunday and Wednesday nights. I have had the distinct privilege of going nearly each week with my aspiring film-maker son. Together we have seen some of the greats of all time on the big screen. This all started … Continue reading Classic Film Series – Ben-Hur