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[Classic] The Godfather [Sleeping with the fishes] (3)


1 Name: Couch Potato : 2007-07-01 01:31 ID:bw5dkym1

I just watched The Godfather Pt. 1 the other day, and it was great! The filmography has a way of making you know when bad things are about to happen. I learned after watching it that this was partly because of an 'orange theme' - they show orange things right before someone dies. I didn't notice this while watching, but I think it's pretty cool how I could kind of tell right before someone was about to die, thanks to this combined with other subtle cinematic techniques (some of them less subtle, like the music/ambient noise.)

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2 Name: Couch Potato : 2007-07-01 03:20 ID:WxTb+A1m

I got really bored watching The Godfather. I saw all 3 of them about 5 - 6 years ago and my family is Italian. I'm not sure why people enjoy it that much. Maybe I was too young to fully appreciate it but I've heard a similar opinion from my friends who have seen it aswell.

3 Name: Couch Potato : 2007-07-01 06:27 ID:bw5dkym1

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I can understand why you would be bored. The pacing is a lot slower compared to modern cinema. But I personally like the slow pacing of older movies; it takes getting used to, but once I get involved in a movie I hardly notice anymore.