Tag Archives: True Grit

Coen Country

This short video-essay details the recurring thematic concerns explored by the Coen brothers over the last five decades. Intercutting all 18 of their films, the characters appear to talk to one another across the stories.

379. Midnight Cowboy

Released in 1969, Midnight Cowboy mixes avant-garde with mythology to examine male identity, intimacy, sexuality and trauma.

331. Inside Llewyn Davis

Joel and Ethan Coen sometimes pit their characters against forces of nature. But Llewyn Davis faces a uniquely historical storm.

307. Easy Rider

Upon its release, it seemed that Easy Rider typified the spirit of the nineteen-sixties. But it really should be viewed as the first film of the seventies.


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