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The Sisters Brothers Trailer Offers Up An Irreverent Look At An All-Star Western

Annapurna Pictures has released the first trailer for The Sisters Brothers, the upcoming dark-comedy-western from director Jacques Audiard! The story, a genre-hybrid with comedic elements, takes place in Oregon in 1851 and based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name. 209 more words

Movie Trailers

'The Sisters Brothers' Trailer

This is Palme d’Or winning filmmaker Jacques Audiard first English film. The dark comedic western stars Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed.  64 more words


Sisters Brothers- Patrick deWitt

I picked this book up at the insistence of a friend, and did so sight unseen. I was home with the book in my hand when I discovered that the book was a western- a genre I’ve never cared much for, even reading the works of that genre’s champions. 381 more words


Marie's Reading: "The Sisters Brothers" by Patrick deWitt

Eli and Charlie Sisters are known throughout the Oregon Territory as deadly killers.  They’re on a job for a man known as the Commodore.  The brothers are to hunt down and kill a gold prospector in California.  291 more words

Book Reviews

Books for Two

There’s no need to go to the trouble of getting a large group together for a book group each month (unless you want to). I have a book group for two, and it’s going just fine. 505 more words


The Sisters Brothers

By Patrick deWitt

I really like Western movies, but I’m not sure I’ve ever read a book in the genre, actually. I love to see the long shots of empty vistas and close-ups of horses, but am not quite so keen to read about them. 420 more words


Fiction Flashback: Sisters Brothers

Start your week of with some older titles that deserve a second look

Sisters Brothers

by Patrick DeWitt

You’ll hear a lot of people talk about a strong “narrative voice”.  132 more words