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Cats in Film:

“Inside Llewyn Davis”  (2013)

Inspired by the life of musician Dave Van Ronk, much has been made of the feline symbolism embedded in this road movie about a young folk singer named Llewyn, who struggles to make sense of himself while making something of his musical career in the New York winter of 1961.  63 more words


"Hail, Caeser!" - (Movie Review)

By Andrew Buckner

Rating: ***1/2 out of *****.

1984’s terrific Blood Simple established Joel and Ethan Coen as a magnetic cinematic force. Since than there has been certain high-brow expectations for the writing and directing team. 1,204 more words

Andrew Buckner

Ewan McGregor cast in "Fargo" Season 3

A report from Deadline published on Saturday states that actor Ewan McGregor has been tabbed as the lead for the 3rd Season of FX’s Fargo,  168 more words


Bridge of Spies

Touchstone (2015) 142 min. PG-13

Director: Steven Spielberg

Screenplay: Matt Charman, Joel & Ethan Coen

Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski; Editing: Michael Kahn; Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; … 8,779 more words


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