The Art of the Sequel: The Godfather Part II and The Two Jakes

the story should be the most important story in your protagonist’s life

The Godfather: Part II

Robert De Niro as a young Vito Corleone in the greatest sequel of all time, The Godfather: Part II

it doesn’t just continue the story, it enhances the original

The Two Jakes

Jack Nicholson as an older Jake Gittes in not-the-greatest sequel of all time, The Two Jakes

TL;DR

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Tom Trott

Tom Trott

Author, film nerd, proverbial Brighton rock. tomtrott.com