Citizen Kane + The Godfather

Citizen Kane + The Godfather
Podcast: Double Feature
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The American Film institute's top two films. Double Feature begins - The first episode in this year's series, and the perfect place to start...

Posted July 7, 2016
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 9

Episode Notes

The American Film institute’s top two films. Double Feature begins – The first episode in this year’s series, and the perfect place to start listening. Don’t be afraid of daunting films. Double Feature updates on the Year 8 Kickstarter for Year 9, the Double Feature Movie, and guidelines for Year 9 of the show. Citizen Kane as a meta commentary on film. Upping the ante on cinema. The infamous ending of Citizen Kane. What’s so special about The Godfather? Things to look for on a first time viewing. Appreciation can start on the surface. How great acting in The Godfather helps explain the craft of acting to people who don’t have the first clue about it.

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane


Released: September 5, 1941
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Director: Orson Welles
Writer: Herman J. Mankiewicz , Orson Welles
Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

The Godfather

The Godfather


Released: March 24, 1972
IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

 
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