Articles tagged the godfather

Roberto M. Dainotto Explores the Making of the Mafia Myth

The Mafia: A Cultural History offers a Sicilian perspective on the enduring popularity of organized crime stories.

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle (40th Anniversary Edition) by George V. Higgins

Higgins’ message, about crime’s futility and the falseness of its glamour as portrayed by Mario Puzo and Francis Coppola, is an important one, and his book more than succeeds in conveying it.

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Portrait of the Artist…and Their Family

I’d rather hear superstars admit to egos gone wild than insist they uphold “family first” values if family first is not a reality for them.

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Simply put, “The Godfather” trilogy (Paramount, $119.99) is a magnificent example of how enjoyable great films can be on Blu-ray. The set, which arrives in the

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The Godfather

This emphasis on creative and efficient ruthlessness is positively Machiavellian.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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