THE GODFATHER

FIVE STAR FILMS: The Whole Bloody List ***UPDATED 2/05/2019***

From the earliest days of Graffiti with Punctuation co-founder Cam Williams and I were extremely passionate about celebrating the films universally considered to be the greatest films of all time. Cam’s idea for our ‘Five Star Film’ exploration initially followed the below mantra: “Welcome to five star films where we shine the spotlight on the greatest films of all time. People have been banging on about these films for years so rather than go over familiar ground we’ve picked the five reasons why they’re worthy of being labelled five star films.”

FIVE STAR FILMS: The Whole Bloody List ***UPDATED 2/05/2019***

FIVE STAR FILMS #47: THE GODFATHER (1972) by Paul Anthony Nelson

There are great films, capital G-F Great Films, and then, there are those films admitted to the VIP table behind the velvet rope, those seriously discussed when the question of the Greatest Film of All Time is raised. KANE. CASABLANCA. VERTIGO. RULES OF THE GAME. 8 ½. Few films from the last four decades are invited to this gathering of cinematic high rollers, but the first admitted is, nigh-unanimously, Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 masterpiece, THE GODFATHER.