Apocalypse Now Redux

Where I Watched it: Netflix English Audio Description Available?: Yes Narrated By: Tanzi Alexander Francis Ford Coppola’s other extremely long classic epic finally got checked off my list. I didn’t put much thought into the “Redux” version, as it was the first time I was watching either version, and I just needed audio description. I figured this was a little different, but I had no idea this was almost an hour longer than the original. Good lord. And this thing is so dark and depressing, I can’t see myself wanting to jump back in to see the original cut even … Continue reading Apocalypse Now Redux

The Godfather part III

Where I Watched It: Paramount Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes Once again, I find myself sitting here in 2022 catching up on a classic film, and searching for something substantial to offer that hasn’t already been offered by thousands who have come before me. Movie critics used to have to have a newspaper or magazine, but with the advent of the internet, we are everywhere. Full on critical pandemic. it would perhaps be something new if I felt that the third installment of this Godfather franchise was the best, since most believe it’s the worst. It is. But worst … Continue reading The Godfather part III

The Godfather part II

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, John Cazole, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, and Bruno Kirby. Directed By: Francis Ford Coppola Where i Watched It: Paramount Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes Narrated By: Inger Tudor My great shame is behind me, and now I have to live a new great shame. The fact that I had only ever seen the first film in The Godfather trilogy, despite the acclaim and classic status that Part 2 reached, is probably something I’ve been aware of dodging my whole life. And I don’t really know why. i don’t know why … Continue reading The Godfather part II

The Godfather Remastered

Starring: Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, james Caan, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall. Directed By: Francis Ford Coppola Where I watched it: Paramount Plus English Audio description Available?: Yes Look, this is The Godfather. i don’t think anyone was on the fence about watching The Godfather, and was sitting at home and said “Let’s see what John Stark had to say about this over on his site. Maybe then I’ll watch this film that’s been around for 50 years.” That’s the whole thing, it’s been fifty years. The Godfather is having a mid life crisis, and is now a member of … Continue reading The Godfather Remastered