Tagged: The Coen Brothers

The Coen Brothers’ BARTON FINK

In New York City, 1941 we are introduced to successful playwright Barton Fink (John Turturro) an idealistic artist who is inspired to forge a...

Film Noir Classics: BLOOD SIMPLE

To celebrate the month of Noirvember I wanted to delve into the first wave of film noir and its post-modern form that is every...

Fargo

DEEP FOCUS: Fargo

Since their debut in 1984, The Coen Brothers have been two of the most interesting writer-directors of offbeat genre cinema and their 1996 black...

True Grit: A Comparison

TRUE GRIT: A Comparison

I recently watched the remake, or to be more precise the alternate adaptation of the book True Grit is based on directed by The...

RAISING ARIZONA

“I tried to stand up and fly straight, but it wasn’t easy with that sumbitch Reagan in the White House. I dunno. They say...