Hey, I may never be the same. I watched TWO, yes TWO movies today. The first was The Prestige. Hugh Jackman is a wonder and Christian Bale is very good. But, no one can hold a candle to the inimitable Michael Caine. He is AWESOME. This movie is SO enthralling. I really enjoyed it!
BUT, I will never be the same for I have seen The Godfather. Wow, how good was this movie!?! I was so happy that it REALLY lives up to the hype. The initial wedding scene was a little draggy, but it was necessary for little details to be divulged all at the same time, I suppose. BTW, who am I to question Francis Ford Coppola's methods. I know my role and am shutting my hole. It IS a great movie. I can't wait to see parts 2 and 3.
Another thing. How fantastic is Robert Duvall? I didn't even know he was in these movies. He is so excellent in everything that he has ever done. Ramling Rose and The Prophet are two excellent movies also, but I had no idea how powerful his performance is in The Godfather.
Big ups to my friend Snoopy who not only recommended these movies, but also let me borrow them from her vast DVD library! Thanks, friend!