The Godfather: Part II (1974)



Review by Chris Thomson of Terry Malloy’s Pigeon Coop.




Trying to follow up perhaps one of the greatest films of all time in The Godfather must have been a somewhat daunting task. It’s almost a perfect film. Sure, it might have a few issues here and there, but they don’t in any way stop it from being a simply wonderful film in practically every way.

I’ve seen The Godfather a fair few times but for some reason had never got around to seeing Part 2, despite often hearing how amazing it is, with some even ranking it above the first. When Mark and Tyson announced this blogathon, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to finally check it out.

I’ll start by stating that I don’t think it’s as good the first, but it definitely is a contender for best sequel of all time (or at least of those that I’ve seen).

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