The Oscar ceremony, Hollywood's annual spectacular of self-adulation by the chronically self- adulatory, is over. (This was written before the ceremonies.) None of the venerated movies will ever have the impact of 'The Godfather'. Marlon Brando reportedly sought the role of Don Vito Corleone because of the similarities between American business and organized crime exemplified by the line, 'It's not personal. It's just business.' I was impressed more by the symbiosis between organized crime and government.
This entry was published 2005-09-24 10:43:35.0 by TriggerFinger
and last updated 2005-09-24 10:43:35.0.