Since CBS' new Jimmy Smits drama "Cane" (10 p.m., Ch. 2) so liberally borrows from "The Godfather," I feel like the only way to discuss the show is with a series of quotes from Don Vito, Michael, Clemenza and companyTo read the full thing (which also has some good news on "Mad Men"), click here.
"I believe in America.""Cane," like "The Godfather," is about a large immigrant family caught up in violence and intrigue in their pursuit of the American dream. The Duque clan comes from Cuba, not Italy, and their major businesses are sugar and rum, not olive oil and loansharking, but they have a patriarch on his last legs named Pancho (Hector Elizondo) and three sons waiting to be his successor.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
The first of two columns for today looks at "Cane" on CBS: