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Coen Marathon: True Grit

“I am struck that LaBoeuf is shot, trampled, and nearly severs his tongue, and not only does not cease to talk, but spills the banks of English!” “You must pay for everything in this world, one way and another. There … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: A Serious Man

“I am the junior rabbi. And it’s true, the point-of-view of somebody who’s older and perhaps had similar problems might be more valid. And you should see the senior rabbi as well, by all means. Or even Minda if you … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: Burn After Reading

“If you ever carried out your proposed threat you would experience such a shitstorm of consequences my friend your empty little head would be spinning faster than the wheels of your Schwinn bicycle back there.” “Talking here about department heads … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: No Country for Old Men

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” “And you know what’s going to happen now. You should admit your situation. There would be more … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Most people remember “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” for the massive hit soundtrack that the movie spawned but forget that the movie itself is very good.  This is the closest that the Coens have come to doing an outright musical.  The … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: Miller’s Crossing

A black fedora drops onto the screen right in front of us.  Sprawling out in front of the camera is a wooded scene with leaves and tree debris stretching out to the far edge in the back. The hat is lifted off … Continue reading

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Movie Watching (March 2016)

March consisted of seeing more awards season darlings, the new Bond movie (finally) and a Coen Bros film (which I’m always excited about). Rating:  * to ***** Room- “Room” is one of a few movies that has horrid circumstances at … Continue reading

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