Tag: coenbrothers

Blu-ray Review: BLOOD SIMPLE, Satisfying Neo Noir At Its Best

It's always fun to witness the debut of a fantastic filmmaker. In this case, it's the birth of TWO filmmakers, the team of Joel and Ethan Coen, who debuted in the lexicon of cinema with the neo-noir film Blood Simple in 1984....

Review: All Hail HAIL, CAESAR!

Hail, Caesar!, the latest film from les frères Coens, is many things all at once. First, it's likely their least commercial film in decades. The audience greeted the closing credits with the kind of stunned silence that usually precipitates...

Criterion Starts 2016 Right: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, LADY SNOWBLOOD, THE AMERICAN FRIEND, And More

The Criterion Collection will begin the new year by welcoming the Coen Brothers into the fold. Inside Llewyn Davis dove into the less glamorous side of the folk music scene, and showcased a sterling performance by Oscar Isaac. The Criterion...

HAIL, CAESAR! Trailer: The Coens Are Back With Movie Studio Shenanigans

"We have your movie star. Gather $100,000 and await instructions. Who are we? The Future."While the Coen Brothers actually have a film dropping in the cinema this month, as they have writing credit on Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies, it...

Joshua Chaplinsky's Favorite Films of 2013 Are Better Than Yours

I mean, that's gotta be what he thinks, right? Or else why would he be putting them on the internet for all to see? (And by "all" we mean obligated friends and family members, and those precious few window shoppers...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ANCHORMAN 2, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS and AMERICAN HUSTLE

We're a bit late getting this up, as for this week's segment we needed to overcome freezing temperatures and a city-wide blackout. The studio was running on emergency power, but you wouldn't know it from the camera's point of view!Still...

Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Folk Music And Colorful Characters, Melancholy And Gut Punches

Winners of numerous screenwriting awards, including two Oscars, it's difficult to think of many filmmakers more adept at their craft than Joel and Ethan Coen. So it comes as a bit of a surprise when, in the first act of...

AFI Fest 2013: Twitch Picks 13 Can't Miss Titles

The days are getting shorter and LA temperatures are dropping into the mid-70s. Yes, it's fall and that means AFI Fest is here. The Hollywood-set festival kicks off tonight with the opening night film Saving Mr. Banks and closes next...

Ah, Geez - Freeman For FARGO Redux?

Warm up the prowler and prepare for some pancakes - The Hollywood Reporter is, um, reporting that Martin Freeman is "tapped" to star in the FX Television reboot of Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 film Fargo.Previously, THR had let us...

New to Netflix: Beatdowns, Scooby-Doo In China, BARAKA And Coen Brothers

Welcome to this week's entry for New To Netflix! Not that we are actually new to Netflix, we're just happy, able, and willing to help you find out what kind of 'Twitch-y' material is coming to the big red virtual...

Fifteen Unfilmable Novels And The Directors Who Should Try Anyway

Ah, the 'unfilmable' novel. Go back ten or fifteen years and it seems everyone had some sort of list of great novels that could never be brought to the screen. The limitations at the time were largely technical and in...

Cannes 2013 Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS - Colorful Characters, Folk Music, And Saving Cats

Winners of numerous screenwriting awards including two Oscars, it's difficult to think of many filmmakers more adept at their craft than Joel and Ethan Coen. So it comes as a bit of a surprise when, in the first act...

Cannes 2013: BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR is This Year's Palme d'Or Winner; INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Snags Grand Prix; Plus All Winners Listed

It's a remarkable year at Cannes when one film doesn't run away as the favorite for top prize of the Palme d'Or. That's exactly what happened this year with four or five films all with good odds going into...

Cannes 2013 First Impression: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Makes the Bad Times Fun

The Coen Brothers return with the 1960s-set Inside Llewyn Davis, a delightful tragicomedy about a musician just trying to get a break. Oscar Isaac plays the titular Llewyn and this is very much his show from beginning to end....

Watch The Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Cannes Trailer

The Coen Brothers are headed to Cannes with Inside Llewyn Davis and they've got a new trailer to celebrate that fact. This one plays largely as an extended version of the earlier offering with a good deal of repeated footage...

Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Gets U.S. Distribution

CBS Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Inside Lleweyn Davis, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. While it's been fully expected that the film would get picked up -- it's the frickin' Coen Brothers! -- CBS Films...

Coens. 1960s. Folk. Awesome. INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Trailer.

Oscar Isaac stars as a singer/songwriter in Inside Llewyn Davis, a wandering musician who ends up in the burgeoning New York City folk scene in the early 1960s. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, the tale is supposedly...