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The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Netflix, IMDB Director: Francis Ford Coppola STC Genre: Institutionalized “Group” – the Family “Choice” – whether Michael joins family business or not “Sacrifice” – will Michael sacrifice his family or his soul? I don’t think it requires […]

Sideways (2004)

Sideways (2004)

Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment, embark on a week long road trip through California’s wine country, just as one is about to get married. Netflix, IMDB Director: Alexander Payne STC Genre: Rites of Passage (mid-life crisis) “Life Problem” – Miles can’t get over his divorce “Wrong Way” – […]