The Godfather

Academy award winner, third on the list of the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 greatest movies (a controversial list, at best), and first in popularity with voters at the Internet Movie Data Base, The Godfather is nothing less than a cinematic phenomenon. It is a rare occasion,  ...

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God Said ‘Ha’

Cancer Combat: Cancer Survivors Share Their Guerrilla Tactics to Help You Win the Fight of Your Life (1998), Dean King (Editor) No More Bad Hair Days: A Woman's Journey Through Cancer, Chemotherapy and Coping (1997), Susan Sturges CV admits upfront that Julia Sweeney has  ...

Gods and Monsters

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com The Father of Frankenstein (the novel on which the film is based) (1996),Christopher Bram .. The central dramatic energy in Bill Condon's warm and sympathetic new film, Gods and  ...

Gone in 60 Seconds

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com In 1974, H.B. "Toby" Halicki released Gone in 60 Seconds, a thoroughly addled movie about a ring of car-thieves chasing a big score in Southern California. Its cast was unspoiled by talent or charisma, most of its dialogue was  ...

Goodbye Lover

Goodbye Lover is a real change of pace for director Roland Joffe, whose previous major work (The Killing Fields, The Mission) was on a rather epic scale. We liked his 1995 adaptation of The Scarlet Letter more than most others seemed to, but that was also in the serious  ...

Goodnight Children Everywhere – Richard Nelson

Those old enough to remember the 1952 film, Hans Christian Andersen, generally have fond recollections of a charming movie. Watching the videotape half a century later is a bit of a shock. Memory has clung to the positive accomplishments of the film and forgotten that the storyline is minimal  ...

The Grandfather

The Grandfather opens with a shot of a framed photograph sitting on a table, a picture of a mother and her two daughters. The camera pulls back and reveals a luxurious room, all ochres and golds, yellow roses, brocade wall coverings, candlelight. Dona Lucretia (Cayetana Guillen Cuervo) arrives home  ...

La Grande Illusion

Jean Renoir’s Grand Illusion throws many people for a loop the first time they see it. Its reputation as one of the great works of cinema leads them to expect an eye-popper like Citizen Kane, or a work such as The Bicycle Thief that distills to perfect transparency some  ...

Groove

Watching Groove is like being at a party where you don't know anyone, don't really meet anyone interesting, and don't have access to any good drugs (unless you happen to be watching the movie while on drugs, a policy frowned upon by culturevulture.net management). It's kind of fun for  ...