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Where Dreams Have Fatal Consequences: Fargo Film Review

Andreas Mertin reviews Fargo by Joel and Ethan Coen.

It’s a homespun murder, dont’cha know. Car salesman Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) dreams of becoming rich like his father-in-law, Wade Gustafson (Harve Presnell), by investing in a parking garage development. 430 more words

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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) ★★★

The Hudsucker Proxy is very much a mixed bag of a film: an omni-shambolic collection of superb visuals and set design, with an often playful, dark tone, but that is sadly let down by its own script and an inability to control the aforementioned tone. 723 more words


Film Review: MILLER'S CROSSING, 1990

Tribute review as it’s Ethan Coen’s birthday today.

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Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
Starring: Gabriel Byrne; Marcia Gay Harden; John Turturro; Jon Polito; Albert Finney… 1,083 more words

Film Review: RAISING ARIZONA, 1987

Tribute review as it’s Ethan Coen’s birthday today.

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Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter
Review by Andrew Rowe… 1,037 more words

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Raising Arizona (1987) ★★★

After their deliciously dark and sinister debut ‘Blood Simple’ (1984) marked a tone they would continue to return to throughout their careers, the Coen Brothers’ second film, ‘Raising Arizona’, set in line another genre they have also returned to on many occasions – that of the mediocre absurd comedy. 457 more words


Top 11 Movie Directors

Directing is a tough gig. I thought I would honor their commitment to film by coming up with a list of my favorite movie directors as of today. 2,865 more words


Hail, Ceasar! - Review

The Coen Brothers are filmmakers that do a variety of different types of works. Dark dramas, dark comedies, screwball comedies, stoner flicks, satire: and somehow, with few exceptions, they provide a quality of film that makes it feel like it’s their specialty. 802 more words