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The Month in Movies: July 2013

July was another stellar month for me in terms of the amount of movies watched. My 29 viewings beat my previous record of 25 in 2010. It was a big improvement over last year’s all time low of 12 viewings. So let’s get to it… Continue reading

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Double Feature: The Godfather (1972) & Apocalypse Now (1979)

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I had six hours to kill last weekend and had a hankering for some Francis Ford Coppola. So I popped in The Godfather and gave it my first viewing since 2009. After the movie, I was tempted to just pop in The Godfather Part II but I resisted. Not for any reason in particular. I love The Godfather Part II and will definitely give it a rewatch soon, while its predecessor is still fresh in my mind.

Instead, I broke out my DVD of Apocalypse Now.  I hadn’t seen that movie since high school. So I was incredibly overdue. You can read my thoughts below. Continue reading