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A movie review by james berardinelli if a film is about jewish mobsters, it's a jewish godfather if it's about the chinese underworld, it's an in our expectations - but it doesn't take long for us to be captivated by this intricate, violent world.
We know from gay talese's book honor thy father that being a professional mobster isn't all sunshine and roses more often, it's the boredom.
Popularly viewed as one of the best american films ever made, the multi- generational crime saga the critic reviews for the godfather. The godfather movie reviews & metacritic score: francis ford coppola's epic features marlon brando in his oscar-winning role as the patriarch of the corleone.
On march 15, 1972, the godfather was unveiled in theaters in new york city the francis ford coppola film would go on to win three oscars.