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God complex – A Serious Man review

A Serious Man – Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind and Sari Lennick. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Rated M. Originally published November 18, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Those cheeky Coen Brothers. They love to run both their characters and their audience through the wringer, don’t they? After turning the spy genre on its head […]

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Coen Brothers find young girl with True Grit

source: deadline.com Joel and Ethan Coen have found the young girl to take on the lead role in their upcoming western True Grit. After auditioning more than 15,000 teenage actresses for the role of the bloodthirsty orphan Mattie, the Oscar-winning brothers selected 13-year-old Hailee Steinfeld. Although Steinfeld has a couple of minor credits to her […]

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Would you like to star in the new Coen Bros film?

source: truegritcasting.com Are you a 12 to 16 year old girl with a penchant for existential dramas with a twinge of black comedy? You are?! Good news! The Coen Brothers want you to star in their upcoming remake of True Grit! Paramount Pictures have put out a casting call for any young girl eager to […]

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God complex – A Serious Man review

A Serious Man – Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind and Sari Lennick. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Those cheeky Coen Brothers. They love to run both their characters and their audience through the wringer, don’t they? After turning the spy genre on its head with the black comedy Burn […]

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Damon, Brolin in talks to join Coen Brothers’ True Grit

source: variety.com Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are in discussions to join The Coen Brothers‘ upcoming re-imagination of the classic 1969 western True Grit. Jeff Bridges is already attached to play Rooster Cogburn, the role for which John Wayne nabbed his only Oscar. Damon is being considered for the role of La Boeuf (no, not […]

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The Coen Brothers return with A Serious Man

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for The Coen Brothers latest feature, A Serious Man, has debuted online. A Serious Man tells the story of Jewish academic Larry Gopnik, a conflicted man looking to find clarity in 1960’s America. This is one of the more interesting trailers I’ve seen of late, and it certainly capitalises on the […]

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The Coen Brothers go west!

source: variety.com Oddball Oscar kings Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing an adaptation of the Charles Portis book True Grit to the big screen. The book was previously adapted into the iconic 1969 western, which provided John Wayne with an Oscar for his lead performance. The original novel is about a 14-year-old girl who enlists […]

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Buy after watching – Burn After Reading DVD review

Burn After Reading – Starring George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton and Brad Pitt. Directed by The Coen Brothers. Rated MA for infrequent strong violence and coarse language. 96 mins. “It’s the same old song, but with a different meaning since you’ve been gone”. This lyric from that classic Four Tops song played […]

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Buy After Watching – Burn After Reading Review

Burn After Reading – Starring George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton and Brad Pitt. Directed by The Coen Brothers. Rated MA for infrequent strong violence and coarse language. 96 mins. “It’s the same old song, but with a different meaning since you’ve been gone”. This lyric from that classic Four Tops song played […]

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Weird Movie Trivia

Here is some of the weirdest movie trivia I’ve picked up over the years. Now you’ll finally be able to quiz your less informed friends: Which Oscar Nominees don’t actually exist? Which Star Wars hero played Two Face first? And which famous comedian was deemed too psychotic to star in The Shining? Annie Hall was […]

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Burn After Reading – Another Coen Classic

source: cinematical.comThe Coen Brothers have released the first poster for their latest film, Burn After Reading. This poster is one of the most appealing I’ve seen lately, bravely leaving the stars faces out of sight in place of a tribute to legendary print-maker Saul Bass. Described as a screwball spy comedy, Brad Pitt and Frances […]

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