The current version of Benji (March, 2018) is a remake of the same-titled movie from 1974. I never saw the original version of Benji, so in the interest of fairness, I watched both versions. I will not, however, draw comparisons to both versions. I will say that the producer, writer, and director of the 1974 Read More →

The history behind the making of The Godfather Part II (December 1974) is just as interesting as the storyline of the movie. Francis Ford Coppola intertwined two stories within one film: the history of the Corleone family, starting with the death of Vito Corleone’s father and going up to Vito’s rise as head of the Family Read More →

  Remmy has been after me for forever to do a post about my awesome Remmy Meggs coffee cup. Although this post is late in coming, I do love that mug. It’s one of my favorites. If you are a coffee drinker, then you know that we all have preferences when it comes to our Read More →

It has been over 45 years since The Godfather (Mar 24, 1972) came out and this is the first time I’ve watched it.  Yeah, unbelievable I know, but gangster movies are not high on my list. I have watched the whole trilogy now, but will only focus on the first in the series. I found it Read More →

The film Gotti is from 1996 and was shown on HBO. The reason I mention this is because there was a remake with John Travolta made in 2017.  This version features Armand Assante as the title character John Gotti, who was the head of the Gambino crime family from 1985 until 1992. The film starts Read More →

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