Even ‘Godfather’ Films Merit Re-evaluation

Are they among the best movies ever made, or is that just their reputation?

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Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” (1972) caught Marlon Brando, starring as Vito Corleone, at just the right time, when his film career was in need of rejuvenation and before his eccentricities made him impossible to work with (“Apocalypse Now”). Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Todd Hill is a former journalist with 30 years of experience, much of it in film criticism, who misses neither journalism nor the film beat.

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