Category: 5 Stars
Kingdom of Heaven (Director’s Cut)
“There is so much done in Christendom of which Christ would be incapable.” Kingdom of Heaven (Ridley Scott, 2005) A masterpiece. A staggering achievement in filmmaking. One of the most gorgeous movies I’ve ever seen. The production design is off the charts. That team, as well as the costume design team, should have swept their…
The Godfather Part II
“If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything…it is that you can kill anyone.” The Godfather Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) Coppola’s second of three masterpieces made in the 1970s. Gordon Willis is a god with a camera. Longer, darker, and more complex than the first entry. Also a…
“We’re not murderers, despite what this undertaker says.” The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972) A masterpiece. A perfect movie. Coppola spends the first twenty-seven minutes of the film on a wedding sequence. What a fucking nutjob.