Teaching a film as lit class this term and spending some time this week closely studying Joel and Ethan Coen’s pre-Bob Dylan period film Inside Llewyn Davis… 102 more words
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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
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
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