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    authorities to identify criminals. There is also protection from gaining law enforcement kind of attention. (Flaren, 2016) In the show called the fifth state, the episode of death of the don, explores a powerful family in the criminal underworld, with a net worth in billions. The Rizzutos were a big crime family of Montreal, as well as associated with New York’s Bonanno crime family who followed as traditional set of rules. The family was ruthless and devoid of feelings for anybody, even members were killed at any hint of disloyalty. The episode explores the mafia relations and social relations embedded in mafia cult. The case also shows the structure of organized crime. Vito Rizzuto came to high importance in both fame and reputation after gruesome job. It was in the early 1980s, when the acting head of the Bananno family, gave a killing contract to Vito and his crew. Vito took the contract and eliminated 3 captains that were suspected to be disloyal to Bananno family. It was a cold case of triple homicide where he also cut up the bodies and got rid of them, and Vito earned his mob murder stripes as a crime lord in Montreal. He was the ruthless king of crime with a criminal empire worth billions. Vito Rizzuto was the boss and the CEO of Canadian crime family known as Montreal’s Teflon Don. He created the empire with his father, Nick Sr. and his son, Nick Jr. The main earning of his empire came from controlling the flow of heroin through Montreal to the U.S. The earnings also…

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    “Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli” Film influences our lives in multiple aspects. New films are released every day; however, only a great film can make a lasting impact on society. In 1972, America was faced with national cynicism and an ever-changing cultural view, due to the Watergate Scandal, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Equal Rights Movement for women. Francis Ford Coppola made a bold move by producing a film called The Godfather, which detailed the inter-workings of the Mafia in a…

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    Honor Thy Father Analysis

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    “Ano ang hindi mo gagawin para sa kanya?” a tagline from the movie entitled Honor Thy Father. This tagline means “what can you not do for him?” which is a really a rhetorical question when it pertains to your family. Honor thy Father is a Filipino film with a genre of crime, drama and thriller. It was mainly all about a family that wants to get by to their lives and lately experienced lots of tragedy as they entered the ponzi scheme that is owned by the father of Edgar’s (Cruz) wife, Kaye…

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    Michael as his character changes from the outsider of the family to the leader. The scene begins outside of the hospital, with the setting of the scene is Christmas time, which is the time of the birth of Jesus, in terms of The Godfather, it is the time of the rebirth of the next Godfather, who is Michael. When Michael walks into Vito’s hospital room, the camera shows that Vito was placed into room number two. This is a symbolic meaning that Michael will be the second Godfather of the Corleone…

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    The Film The Godfather

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    The film The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Albert S. Ruddy and it’s a classic film from 1972. The families of the Godfather are getting into a new drug and political trade, facing hard challenges and obstacles that come their way. The Godfather passes away and Michael the Godfather son becomes the leader of the family. Michael then hire men to shot five different family leaders which help solve all the problems. The movie uses Close-up shots because the director…

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    The Godfather is one of the most critically acclaimed and respected movies ever created. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, this film focuses on Michael Corleone; a boy born into a New York crime family. As the film progresses, Michael goes through a metamorphosis where he changes from isolating himself from, “the family business”, to running it. While there is evidence of this change throughout the film, it is best revealed how committed he was to his family in the baptism scene. This scene…

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    childhood he portrayed the life of the gangster from his childhood perspective and started Goodfellas with the line: "As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster.". In a way he painted a portrait of gangster royalty just like Velasquez did. What this did in the film itself could be the same thing that happened in this film, it introduced instability in a previously stable system of representation, or at least it seemed like a stable system of representation, but there are…

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    I give The Godfather four stars out of four stars. It is an excellent movie. The first thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie is the music score. The music fit with the movie perfectly. The composers of the songs did an excellent job composing pieces that fit with the scene. The final song, composed by Nino Rota, is very memorable. From now on, whenever I hear Rota’s song, I will think of The Godfather. The action is the second thing that makes The Godfather an excellent movie. The…

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    Vito Corleone, portrayed by Marlon Brando, is the patriarch and heads the Corleone family in The Godfather. He plays a shrewd Mafia boss known as the Godfather an older man in the first movie of this trilogy; however; as a young man, he is a depicted as a callous, yet ambitious Sicilian immigrant in New York. Vito is a loving father and husband who represents strong family, traditional values; preserving the sacredness of the family at any cost. One of the first examples of strong family values…

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    Godfather Baptism Scene

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    After the death of Vito Corleone (played by Marlon Brando), his youngest son Michael (played by Al Pacino) is now the head of the Corleone crime family. With new responsibilities placed on his shoulders, Michael now orchestrates the murders of his rivals, the other head families, in order to take control as the dominant family. Through a five minute scene, the murders and the baptism of his nephew manage to intertwine a lot of prevalent themes in the Godfather (by Francis Ford Coppola), into a…

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