In this scene is very interesting the sacred relationship for the Italians between godfather and godson, in which the godfather is actually a kind of father and protector; and how he does everything in order to help his godson; like in the case of Johnny Fontane.
In this scene of the Godfather is shown the permanence of the traditions of the immigrants, and how make part of the culture of New York during 20th Century and today; and the environment in which Puzo wrote the novel.
Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, at the beginnings of 20th century, was the first stop of the immigrants before entering to America, it was curious that the Statue of Liberty was a symbol of hope for the immigrants and Ellis Island the first step of becoming an American, were immigrants left behind his name an adopt a new one like in the Godfather were Vito Andolini becomes Vito Corleone at the moment he enters to Ellis Island.
My Way by Frank Sinatra is a great adaption of Comme d'habitude by Claude François; in which the lyrics states of the life of someone, that even he past difficulties he did everything at the his own way.
Billions is a Tv show, that involves the world of stocks and Wall Street, were Axe Capital a hedge fund do ilegal activities, related with inside information, this fund is persecuted by Chuck Rhoades Jr. (Paul Giamatti), a US Attorney that has a personal dispute against Bobby Axelroad (Damian Lewis), the founder of Axe Capital, that is related to influence that he has on Rhoades wife (Wendy); this trama and the performance of really experimented actors, made Billions a prominent show, with lots of future, on the entertainment world.
White Collar is one of the best crime Tv shows, because the combination of a good trama and a great cast; followed by a real background of the world of art and is association with crime; in this case represented by Neil Caffrey (Matt Bomer) an art forger that associates with the FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) in order to solve many cases related with forgeries and robberies of art pieces followed by a personal story that involves any kind of test that are possible to make to a friendship.
House of Cards is a political drama Tv show, were the main character is Frank Underwood, a veteran democratic congressman that by the seek of power, leads an ambitious strategy for reaching the most powerful job in the world; the presidency of the United States; this show is great because, it does an approach to the real world of politics: the world behind the curtain and public spot, were it happens the real problems, like conflict of interest, extortion, corruption, etc. Also the performance of Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright make possible that the characters really get in the heart of the audience.
Scandal is a Tv show of ABC; staring Carry Washington as Olivia Pope, a political fixer, that handle any problem or scandal of her clients including the president of the Unites States. I think that the political trama and fiction makes a great combination accompanied by the fresh career of Kerry Washington and experience of Tommy Goldwyn, and the direction style of Shonda Rhimes; make Scandal a prominent show.
The Godfather, is a movie of Francis Ford Coppola, were he consecrate Mario Puzo's novel, and made it one of the most remembered movies of history; because the approach to the novel, the performance of Al Pacino and Marlon Brando, and the trama followed by good shooting and direction.
The Iron Lady, is a biographic movie about Margaret Thatcher, that was the first female prime minister of the UK. This movie is a very close approach in my opinion to the life of Thatcher, interpreted by Meryl Streep, were she made a great performance, being really close to the character, that in my opinion is one of the best performance during her career.
Is one of the best movies of the 80's, during the last decade of the Cold War were the rivalry between the nations, in every scenario, even sports. Also is important to remark that during the final battle, in wich Rocky wins, that battle represents the battle between USA and URSS, were according to history USA won.