The Godfather: Film Review

Basics of Cinema Challenge: 3/43


Title: The Godfather
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Genre: Drama
Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castallano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Diane Keaton
Rating: R
Runtime: 177 min

Winner of Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor (for Marlon Brando) during the 45th Academy Awards, Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Godfather’ is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential (especially in the gangster genre) films of all time. Coppola gave the audience a film they definitely cannot refuse to see. Continue reading “The Godfather: Film Review”


Taxi Driver: Film Review

Basics of Cinema Challenge: 2/43


Title: Taxi Driver
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Genre: Drama
Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel
Rating: R
Runtime: 113 min

With its character-driven plot, Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” takes the audience to the dirtiest, darkest, wildest part of New York city. As war-veteran Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) drives through the city, he gets deeper and deeper into the hell-like city and finds himself becoming like the people he disgusts roaming around the streets. Continue reading “Taxi Driver: Film Review”

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Basics of Cinema Starter Pack Challenge

  I haven’t written for a very long time and honestly, I feel bad. I miss watching and writing about films afterwards. I have been watching a ton of great films lately and it would be a waste if I just end the experience right after the end credits. So, I’ve decided to do the Basics of Cinema Starter Pack Challenge. No one asked me to … Continue reading Basics of Cinema Starter Pack Challenge