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Francis Ford Coppola turns 70...Salut!

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“Leave the gun, take the cannoli…”

And while you’re at it, why not put a birthday candle on top of it? After all, Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola turns 70 today. And we can’t think of a better to celebrate than kicking back with a bottle of maestro’s Cabernet Sauvignon and taking a gander at one of the most indelible scenes from the 1972 mafia classic: the moment when the hulking Luca Brasi (Lenny Montana) gets offed and sleeps with the fishes. What’s your favorite scene from the Godfather trilogy?