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  • ScoobySkywalker 20 Jun 2009 19:43:27 12 posts
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    You may have not watched every single part of the godfather film (part 1 , 2 and 3 ) if you havent you really should.

    I actually think that the godfather is one of the best films of all time.
    what do you think?
  • Lukus 20 Jun 2009 20:01:27 19,365 posts
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    You must be probably the only person on earth who thinks that.

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  • M83J01P97 20 Jun 2009 20:33:09 6,700 posts
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    Certainly not the best films ever, but Parts 1 and 2 are very good films even if 2 could do with a few cuts here and there to make it less of the behemoth it is. But then would it be as good? Who knows...

    Part 3 is terrible though. Bad acting, bad pacing and very lacking in atmosphere compared to the other two films.
  • matrim83 20 Jun 2009 20:49:21 5,597 posts
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    I love 1, its in my all time top 5.

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  • speedofthepuma 20 Jun 2009 20:54:34 13,310 posts
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    Lukus wrote:
    You must be probably the only person on earth who thinks that.

    Yep, it's uniquely derided amongst gangster films for failing to ignite the genre and producing no acting performances of note.

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  • speedofthepuma 20 Jun 2009 20:55:18 13,310 posts
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    matrim83 wrote:
    I love 1, its in my all time top 5.
    \

    By the way, there were only 3, you can't have a top 5.

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  • Deleted user 20 June 2009 21:11:15
    speedofthepuma wrote:
    Lukus wrote:
    You must be probably the only person on earth who thinks that.

    Yep, it's uniquely derided amongst gangster films for failing to ignite the genre and producing no acting performances of note.

    Indeed, of the trilogy really only the third is of any note, and only that one for Sophia Coppola's landmark performace.
  • otto Moderator 20 Jun 2009 21:16:19 49,339 posts
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    The first two are very poorly scripted, the timeline is all over the place, the plot is disjointed, all in all it's no surprise they sank without trace.

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  • grey_matters 20 Jun 2009 21:20:22 3,860 posts
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    If you think that they are bad you should see Citizen Kane by some cunt called Orson Welles. Utter shite. It doesn't even have colour for fuck's sake!
  • M83J01P97 20 Jun 2009 21:23:28 6,700 posts
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    grey_matters wrote:
    If you think that they are bad you should see Citizen Kane by some cunt called Orson Welles. Utter shite. It doesn't even have colour for fuck's sake!

    Trouble is... Citizen Kane *is* a terrible film (at least in my opinon).
  • Lukus 20 Jun 2009 21:25:52 19,365 posts
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    I saw a really great film the other day, I doubt any of you will have seen it; The Shawshank Redemption. If you get a chance, watch it.

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  • Fatiguez 20 Jun 2009 22:49:15 8,756 posts
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    M83J01P97 wrote:
    grey_matters wrote:
    If you think that they are bad you should see Citizen Kane by some cunt called Orson Welles. Utter shite. It doesn't even have colour for fuck's sake!

    Trouble is... Citizen Kane *is* a terrible film (at least in my opinon).

    So is The Godfather

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  • pistol 21 Jun 2009 13:49:33 13,019 posts
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    I have the boxset but have always thought the Godfather films were over-rated. Never understood how Marlon Brando didn't get the piss taken out of him more often for sounding like he's talking with a couple of gob-stoppers in his mouth. The 1st one's entertaining enough but it ain't all that imo.
  • paul_haine 21 Jun 2009 14:18:53 4,205 posts
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    I liked the first one, didn't see the point of the second one, never saw the third one.

    That's all I have to say on the matter.
  • Sub-kamikaze 21 Jun 2009 14:22:28 2,417 posts
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    Whilst we're on about overrated trash, Dr. Strangelove is quite substandard. The eponymous character is only in it for about ten minutes. False advertising, that.
  • Sub-kamikaze 21 Jun 2009 14:23:45 2,417 posts
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    (The Godfather is actually my favourite film and when I read a bad comment, I do chest-heaving man sobs)
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