Tag Archives: Fargo

No Country for Old Men

While Cormac McCarthy’s acclaimed novel broke genre convention, the Coens’ adaptation is a study in audiovisual chaos.

Inside Llewyn Davis

Joel and Ethan Coen never make it easy for the characters, sometimes pitting them against forces of nature. But Llewyn Davis is faced with a uniquely historical storm.

M

In terms of genre, few films are as influential film as Fritz Lang’s M. Where would The French Connection, LA Confidential and Se7en be without it?

Fargo

When released in 1996, Fargo was seen as the Coen brothers’ breakthrough film. As the years roll by it has increasingly become a lynch pin in their canon.

Coen Country

This short video-essay details the recurring thematic concerns explored by the Coen brothers over the last 30 years. Intercutting all 16 of their films, the characters appear to talk to one another across the stories.


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