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THE GODFATHER AT 45: Why It Endures. If The Godfather (1972) had come out a decade earlier than it …

THE GODFATHER AT 45: Why It Endures. If The Godfather (1972) had come out a decade earlier than it actually did, audiences would have resisted it. You can imagine viewers asking: How are we supposed to get wrapped up in the internal disputes of this band of amoral brigands and murderers? Who is the good […]
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