The Godfather II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1974, is ranked as the 3rd greatest movie of all time by the Internet Movie Database, with its predecessor, The Godfather, ranked as number one. Godfather Part II is considered to be as good as or perhaps better than the original, which is not often the… Learn more ›
A profile of The Godfather himself, Marlon Brando. The film’s story spans ten years from late 1945 to late 1954 and early 1955, as the leader of a New York Mafia organization hands his family business over to his reluctant son. It is ranked as the third best American film in history by the American… Learn more ›
Guyot, the at-the-time celebrated Swiss marque of bicycling distinction, provides the public with an advertisement that is an intriguing study in contrasts. Obviously intended to show that the bike was the ideal ride for the easygoing Alpine flapper set, the manufacturers also make certain to list at bottom the compositional specifics that result in a… Learn more ›
Hair is a 1979 film based on the 1968 Broadway musical of the same name about a Vietnam war draftee who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on his way to the army induction center. The hippies introduce him to their environment of marijuana, acid, messed up relationships and wedding songs. Nominated for… Learn more ›
Directed by Benardo Bertolucci. The film is a character study of the kind of person who willingly “conforms” to the ideological fashions of his day. In addition to its strong storyline, the film is critically revered for the astonishing production design by Nedo Azzini, which, together with Vittorio Storaro’s camerawork, recreates the atmosphere of Fascist… Learn more ›
The movie The Blues Brothers, which cost around $38 million to make, was released in 1980 and, while initially it didn’ t do well at the Box Office, it has developed a world-wide cult following and is still regularly screened in cinemas around the world. It has developed into a cult classic, so popular that… Learn more ›
In decadent 1931 Berlin, life inside and outside the Kit Kat Klub is brilliantly told through the clever blend of story and musical numbers, as the outside world of Nazi politics grows into a brutal force, slowly affecting everyone. Cabaret has been described as “An exquisitely sculpted milestone in the history of the film musical”… Learn more ›
One of the Continent’s secret offshore gems, Fanø is the best place to go wild in Denmark. This Nantucket-like island off the country’s west coast teems with bird life, has miles of empty cycling paths, and offers broad beaches bathed in pewter-colored light.