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MONDAY APRIL 18, 2016 ***** BRIDGE OF SPIES ***** directed by Steven Spielberg ***** interpreted by Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, The Coen brothers (!?)

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the… 16 more words


Fargo (Season 2) / *****

Season one of Fargo came out of nowhere. The idea was laughable: to take the brilliant, seminal film by the Coens and turn it into a series? 1,018 more words

TV Reviews

Review: Hail, Caesar!

With the occasional exception, for the past decade Joel and Ethan Coen have taken a predominantly serious route to their filmmaking. No Country for Old Men was imbued with an atmosphere of foreboding, suspense, moral complexity and featured a living, breathing force of unstoppable evil. 989 more words


The Hudsucker Proxy: World's Finest Corporate Espionage



STARRING: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman

GENRE: Comedy

YEAR: 1994

COUNTRY: United States, United Kingdom

When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company. 335 more words

Movie Club

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!


Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Hail, Caesar! is a comedy set in the 1950s Hollywood film industry. The film is filled with great actors, though most are barely used, the Coen Brothers’ dialogue is characteristically sharp, though their usual themes are blunted, and though the film has obvious affection for its subject, it lacks a clear sense of purpose. 11 more words


Short Review of a Favorite Film: The Big Lebowski (1998)

Logline: “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire with the same name, seeks restitution for his soiled rug and becomes mixed up in a kidnapping scheme. 398 more words

Favorite Films

Coen Brothers Tournament Winner: No Country For Old Men

Welcome back everyone! Last week we finished off the Coen Brothers Movie Tournament with a final round of voting pitting No Country for Old Men… 65 more words

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