A short take on The Godfather: Part III aka The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone

This movie has problems: an overly complicated plot, a bizarre romance that comes out of nowhere, and some well-documented casting mistakes. However, it also has moments of brilliance. Andy Garcia steals the show as Sonny’s illegitimate son, Vincent. Talia Shire gets to flesh out Connie’s fascinating character arc. And Al Pacino gives an amazing performance … Read more

My 25 favorite movies from the 1990s

The ten-year period from 1990 through 1999 may be the last great decade for “my kind” of movies. From Goodfellas to The Matrix, there are at least 7 titles here that will be competing for space on my all-time favorites list. This blog post is a work-in-progress and may change over time. Also, this is … Read more