Gangster Films

The Kenblog: Remembering “The Godfather” on its 50th Anniversary!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at one of the greatest films ever released. On March 24th, 1972, Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” hit theaters and became a massive critical and commercial hit, making stars out of a cadre of young actors and reviving the career of Marlon Brando in the process. The film, based on a popular novel by Mario Puzo, was not only a massive film, but became part of the modern vernacular. Even folks who haven’t seen “The Godfather” know the classic lines and the classic scenes. Now “The Godfather” is being released in theaters to honor its anniversary and the entire trilogy has been remastered with a 4K transfer. Below are a series of scenes from the classic film that will hopefully make you want to revisit this timeless classic. Enjoy the features and feel free to comment below or on my Facebook Page. So Sayeth The Kendog!

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Dog’s Movie House: “Night In Paradise” Superb Korean Gangster Film!

Howdy folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at a Netflix film that’s a little off the beaten path, but quite rewarding for those who like serious cinema. “Night In Paradise” is a South Korean Mob film that is thrilling, layered, with terrific performances and gobs and gobs of rather graphic violence that, despite the gore, always seems to serve the story. It’s also subtitled, so if that bothers you I’m afraid you’re going to be out of luck. However, if reading dialogue isn’t an issue, “Night In Paradise” is one of the best films of the young year so far.

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