Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar! is the latest from the Coen Brothers, and while it is funny and entertaining from start to finish it might have you asking what it all meant at the end (a common Coen paradox).

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True Grit and the Coen Brothers

Just a week after I wrote about probably the Coen brothers film with the most mystery and depth in A Serious Man, I watched the extremely straightforward Coen brothers version of True Grit.  Despite their deviation from their usual eccentricity, I loved the film.  The Coen brothers like Tarantino have a knack for propelling a […]

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A Serious Analysis

First things first, if you haven’t seen A Serious Man, I would recommend watching it before reading this.  If you don’t follow my advice, don’t get mad at me when I tell you that Bruce Willis was a ghost…I’ve said too much… After I finished watching A Serious Man last year, I was stunned.  It […]

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Still Playing – True Grit

Not to age my dad or anything, but westerns are a very generational thing.  Heck, the last time I really watched a western by choice was when I became obsessed with one scene in McLintock! after accidentally opening the gifted VHS copy meant for my dad on Christmas as a child.  And in all honesty, […]

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Review: True Grit

The latest from the Coen Bros., True Grit, is their least odd and most straightforward film to date but there is still plenty of weirdness, laughs, and amazing performances that we expect from these guys in this great film. The film is not a remake of the 1969 John Wayne film of the same name […]

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Review: A Serious Man

The Coen brothers annual entry, A Serious Man, is their oddest film since Barton Fink and for all the thought provoking twists and turns that may befuddle, it remains a funny and often hilariously sad portrait of a man trying to find himself. Setting you up for something different from the get go, we dive […]

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