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Movie Reviews: 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

Editorial: The Toby Theater and Beyond the Infinite (Kubrick on the Big Screen)

Last week I fulfilled a dream I’ve had since I watched 2001: A Space Odyssey for the first time on my family’s old 32-inch, component cabled tube TV over a decade ago. I finally saw the most visually breathtaking and hopelessly mind-bending film in a theater. Not only that, I saw it at one of the best theaters in Indianapolis.

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