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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

Double Feature: 13 Going on 30 (2004) & 17 Again (2009)

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A couple weeks ago, on a total whim, I had myself a double feature of two “spiritual guidance through age repurposing” movies. I didn’t do it for any particular reason other than I was tired after work and wanted to turn my brain off.

The movies I chose (because they were close at hand) were 13 Going on 30 and 17 Again. One features a 13 year old trapped in a woman’s body, the other has the universe re-gifting a grown man his 17 year old body. So which did I like more? Continue reading