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Movie: The Godfather: Part II

The second installment in The Godfather trilogy. Partially based on Puzo's novel The Godfather, the film is both sequel and prequel to The Godfather, presenting parallel dramas: one picks up the 1958 story of Michael Corleone (Pacino), the new Don of the Corleone family, protecting the family business in the aftermath of an attempt on his life; the prequel covers the journey of his father, Vito Corleone (De Niro), from his Sicilian childhood to the founding of his family enterprise in New York City. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Jun 3, 2020 - 12 comments

Movie: The Godfather: Part III

A Shakespearean tragedy. In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
posted by growabrain on Dec 15, 2019 - 5 comments

Green Eggs and Ham: The First Season  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) famously wrote Green Eggs and Ham using only 50 words to win a bet with Bennett Cerf. Netflix is estimated to have spent more than a million times that on this 13-episode series, cramming it full of stars like Oscar-winners Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, Tony-winner Daveed Diggs as a mouse, John Turturro as a goat, and Eddie Izzard as the Trumpian villain. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 1, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: The Family Stone

An uptight, conservative businesswoman [Sarah Jessica Parker] accompanies her boyfriend [Dermot Mulroney] to his eccentric and outgoing family's [Rachel McAdams, Craig T. Nelson, Diane Keaton, Luke Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Tyrone Giordano] annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. Turning to her sister[Claire Danes] for support, hijinks, recriminations and emotional catharsis ensue. Written and directed by Thomas Bezucha [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 27, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Reds

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 22, 2018 - 4 comments

The Young Pope: Episode Eight  Season 1, Ep 8

Pope Pius XIII faces several crises, and attempts to solve them with a trip! [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 6, 2017 - 8 comments

The Young Pope: Episode Seven  Season 1, Ep 7

Cardinal Voiello schemes, and frets. Cardinal Dussolier goes to an absurd party, and goes swimming. Cardinal Spencer expounds on Lenny's plan, and makes a speech. Sister Mary visits the jungle and prays. Pope Pius XIII gets an astonishing gift [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 5, 2017 - 7 comments

Movie: Manhattan

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 17, 2015 - 4 comments

Twin Peaks: Slaves and Masters  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 15

Cooper stumbles upon a clue to the identity of his shooter, and Jacoby and the Hornes find a cure for Ben's Confederate neurosis. Norma and Ed finally get back together after 20 years apart, and Leo finds himself the unwitting prisoner of Windom Earle. Meanwhile, the James/Evelyn Marsh subplot finally concludes, this time for real. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 4, 2014 - 2 comments

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