John Wayne returns to his Oscar-winning role in this Western sequel, and Katharine Hepburn's along for the ride
On Film4: 11 Dec 4:35PM
Marlon Brando plays a parody of his Godfather character in this funny send-up of the sometimes stuffy genre of Mafia melodrama. Matthew Broderick plays a film student who gets drawn into working for the mob under the tutelage of Capo Brando. To begin with he gets by undetected thanks to his expertise in the cinema's depiction of the criminal community, but will his knowledge help or hinder his safety in the long run?
It's a nice premise, film informing life, and Bergman's film succeeds thanks to its sprightly pace, modest but fully realised ambition and the ever affable Broderick.
Brando is hilarious.
Film4-backed films picked up five awards at the British Independent Film Awards last night, the annual ceremony which recognises excellence and achievement in independent filmmaking. [caption id="att
In case you couldn't make it to the industry forum held at Channel 4 on Tuesday 19th November 2013, here are videos of the keynote speeches and panel discussions. For more information, docs and data,
Film4.com looks over the best chases, fights, shootouts and stunts to grace the big screen and pick the 25 greatest ever action movie sequences.
Film4.com's pick of the best films that have made that toughest of transitions: from comic book page to the big screen
On Film4: 15 December 2013