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Movie: A Serious Man

A black comedy-drama film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Set in 1967, the film stars Michael Stuhlbarg as a Minnesota Jewish man whose life crumbles both professionally and personally, leading him to questions about his faith. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Nov 25, 2018 - 16 comments

Movie: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Coen brothers's newest Western anthology. Debuted on Netflix last night. Staring Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, and Tom Waits. The film is presented in the form of a short story collection called The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Other Tales of the American Frontier. Segments in between depict a hand turning the pages of a book as it goes through the six chapters. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Nov 17, 2018 - 42 comments

Movie: True Grit

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Oct 20, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Inside Llewyn Davis

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 11, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Suburbicon

As a 1950s suburban community self-destructs, a home invasion has sinister consequences for one seemingly normal family. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Apr 23, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: Raising Arizona

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 14, 2018 - 16 comments

Movie: Fargo

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 26, 2018 - 25 comments

Movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
posted by frimble on Jan 4, 2018 - 38 comments

Movie: The Hudsucker Proxy

After Hudsucker Industries President Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning) commits suicide, the senior executives -led by the seniorest of them, Sidney Mussburger (Paul Newman)- install naïve business school graduate Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins) as President in a play to drive the stock price down. Meanwhile, fast-talking reporter archetype Amy Archer (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to figure out what’s going on.
posted by Going To Maine on Dec 21, 2017 - 29 comments

Movie: Intolerable Cruelty

Released 15 years ago today, the Coen brothers' Intolerable Cruelty is an old-fashioned screwball comedy set in the present, starring George Clooney as a brilliant divorce lawyer and Catherine Zeta-Jones as his greatest challenge. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Oct 10, 2017 - 16 comments

Movie: Blood Simple.

A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 11, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Hail, Caesar!

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 4, 2016 - 54 comments

Movie: Burn After Reading

When a disc containing memoirs of Osbourne Cox, former CIA analyst, falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo doofuses and those in their orbit. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Oct 30, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: Miller's Crossing

The Coen Bros. do Dashiell Hammett. With links to Yojimbo. Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American gangster film by the Coen brothers starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. The plot concerns a power struggle between two rival gangs and how the protagonist, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), plays both sides off each other. (wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 21, 2015 - 17 comments

Movie: The Big Lebowski

The hilariously twisted comedy-thriller stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore. Join the "Dude" and his bowling buddies on their journey that blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, a case of mistaken identity and White Russians. Enter the visually unique and entertaining world from the creative minds of the Coen brothers and remember: the Dude abides. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jul 14, 2014 - 59 comments

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