Coen brothers

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What connects Drive My Car to Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood?
From Haruki Murakami to Paul Thomas Anderson via The Big Sleep, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s latest film inspires a trip down the rabbit hole

Larry Ryan

20, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – McDormand and Washington deliver noirish nightmare
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand hit top form in Joel Coen’s austere reimagining of Shakespeare’s Scottish bloodbath

Peter Bradshaw

24, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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‘So, does it hold up?’: Fargo’s stars and co-creator on its 25th anniversary
At a Tribeca film festival event, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi and Joel Coen discussed the Oscar-winning small-town hit

Charles Bramesco

21, Jun, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Fargo review – Coen brothers’ snowbound noir is still a work of gleaming brilliance
The Coens’ rereleased thriller about a pregnant police chief investigating a bungled kidnapping is a noir without cynicism; a macabre black comedy with purity at its core

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jun, 2021 @12:00 PM

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From My Fair Lady to Grease 2: Guardian writers on their favourite movie musicals
To celebrate the release of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upbeat musical In the Heights, Guardian writers have picked their favourite examples of the genre

Pamela Hutchinson, Peter Bradshaw, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Catherine Shoard, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Benjamin Lee, Guy Lodge and Andrew Pulver

09, Jun, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Frances McDormand, the uneasy star who can't avoid her charisma
Her latest role as a modern-day drifter is tipped to bring a third Oscar to an actor who has made a career out of going her own way

Vanessa Thorpe

14, Feb, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Miller's Crossing at 30: the Coen brothers' unknowable gangster drama
Released in the same year as Goodfellas, and disappearing fast as a result, the difficult prohibition-era noir deserves a fresh analysis

Scott Tobias

05, Oct, 2020 @7:27 AM

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? Revisiting the glory and silliness of the Coen brothers' classic
Absurdly entertaining and witty, this singular film spills over into magical realism as it entangles history with mythology – and, of course, music

Luke Buckmaster

18, Jun, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Luca Guadagnino to remake Scarface with Coen brothers script
Call Me By Your Name director to take on long-planned update of classic gangster film

Andrew Pulver

15, May, 2020 @10:48 AM

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'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies
From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema

15, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The Jesus Rolls review – John Turturro's Big Lebowski spin-off misses the mark
Turturro’s return to the role of the bowling champ he played in the Coen brothers’ cherished classic is an amiably indifferent caper

Mike McCahill

23, Mar, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected
It’s been 22 years since the dubious Puerto Rican appeared in the Coen brothers’ classic – and 46 since Les Valseuses, the French sex comedy John Turturro has loosely adapted for Jesus’s comeback. Welcome to the world of the cinematic crossover

Ryan Gilbey

20, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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