Grant and Zac take a belated look at Inside Llewyn Davis, the latest from the Coen brothers, which hasn’t settled with audiences the way many of their other classics have.Read more "Dissecting Inside Llewyn Davis: Llewyn Is the Cat"
Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest from the always stellar Coen Brothers and this folk music tale is no different, lingering in your head long after you’ve left the theater.Read more "Film Review: Inside Llewyn Davis"
With the end of the year heading this way, there’s only so much time to cram in all forms of entertainment from this year before it’s too late (if you’re writing an end of post, that is). With that said, there are still plenty of new releases heading this way competing for your attention.Read more "Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 4 (October – December)"
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, […]Read more "Still Playing – 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 […]Read more "Review: True Grit"
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 […]Read more "Review: A Serious Man"
The Coen Bros. latest is an exercise in pitch black humor and absurdity that, after a bit of adjustment, is a solid comedy with some great work by the actors involved. Osborne Cox (John Malkovich) is a recently demoted CIA agent who decides quit and writes his memoirs instead. His wife, Katie (Tilda Swinton), is […]Read more "Review: ‘Burn After Reading’"
This is a great collection of short films that rarely let down at all while giving you a fun visual tour of both love and Paris. Since there are a number of people involved I will just go over my favorite entries, but just know that there are few that will let you down. The […]Read more "Review: Paris, je t’aime"
The Coen Bros. return after a three year hiatus with a return to their crime/thriller roots that made them famous in the first place. An adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name, it is one part reflection on our disintegrating society and one part cat and mouse chase thriller, with the cat […]Read more "Review: No Country for Old Men"