Trailer: Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

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Trailer: Intolerable Cruelty (2003) A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce

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Film Review: Blood Simple (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. REVIEW: “If I don’t get away soon I’ll be going blood-simple like the natives.” Garnering a title from Dashiell Hammett’s hard-boiled detective novel, Red Harvest (quote above), this Coen-directed debut film is equal parts horror and farce. It is also a fine representation of neo-noir with a touch … Continue reading

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Trailer: Miller’s Crossing (1990)

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Trailer: Miller”s Crossing (1990) Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties

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Film Review: Barton Fink (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer’s block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task. REVIEW: From the often intricate minds of the Coen Brothers comes another darkly ambiguous film that will … Continue reading

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Trailer: True Grit (2010)

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Trailer: True Grit (2010) A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father’s murderer.

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Trailer: A Serious Man (2009)

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Trailer: A Serious Man (2009) A black comedy drama centered on Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern professor who watches his life unravel through multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking for meaning and answers he seems to stay stalled.

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Trailer: Burn After Reading (2008)

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Trailer: Burn After Reading (2008) A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.

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Trailer: No Country for Old Men (2007)

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Trailer: No Country for Old Men (2007) Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.

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Trailer: The Ladykillers (2004)

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Trailer: The Ladykillers (2004) An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord: a sharp old woman.

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Film Review: The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. REVIEW: Filmed in 1994, The Hudsucker Proxy has been defined as a screwball comedy. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, “The Hudsucker Proxy” is a bit of a step away from their more darker material. While I still feel it has a certain cult appeal, it only contributes to that category slightly opting for the more … Continue reading

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Trailer: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

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Trailer: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey”, set in the deep south during the 1930’s. In it, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

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Trailer: The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

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Trailer: The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

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Trailer: Barton Fink (1991)

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Trailer: Barton Fink (1991) In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer’s block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task

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Trailer: Raising Arizona (1987)

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Trailer: Raising Arizona (1987) When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family’s quintupelets, their lives get more complicated than they anticipated.

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Film Review: No Country for Old Men (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande. REVIEW:

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