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The Coen Brothers

  1. obits
    Academy Award-Nominated Actor Michael Lerner, Dead at 81Lerner appeared in Barton Fink, A Serious Man, and Elf.
  2. role call
    Tara Reid Answers Every Question We Have About The Big LebowskiOn beating Liv Tyler and Charlize Theron for the role of Bunny Lebowski and making the Coen Brothers laugh.
  3. new york in your bones
    The 101 Best New York City Movies, RankedSome movies reflect the perilous reality of living here, others the urbane fantasy. The greatest do both.
  4. movie review
    The Tragedy of Macbeth Is Basically One Phenomenal Denzel Washington PerformanceJoel Coen’s stark Shakespeare adaptation could have gone even more minimalist and had a cast of only two, to be honest.
  5. movies
    Carter Burwell Reveals Ethan Coen Doesn’t ‘Want to Make Movies Anymore’“Ethan seems very happy doing what he’s doing, and I’m not sure what Joel will do after this.”
  6. friday night movie club
    Fargo Claimed to Be a True Story, But the Coen Brothers’ Touches Made It GreatTwenty-five years later, we still happily vouch for this Minnesotan classic.
  7. reboots
    Say Hello to Luca Guadagnino’s Little Scarface RebootWritten by the Coen brothers.
  8. late capitalism
    Is This Video Teasing a Big Lebowski sequel, or a Super Bowl Commercial?The spon abides.
  9. chat room
    Tim Blake Nelson on Working With the Coen Brothers and Being “That Guy”“I actually like being the guy standing next to the guy. I really do.”
  10. movie review
    In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coens Take Old Westerns to a New FrontierThis might be their bleakest work of all, and one of their richest.
  11. trailer
    See James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson in Coens’ Ballad of Buster Scruggs TrailerStream it November 16.
  12. Suburbicon Is Schizoid, Sanctimonious PulpTo sum up my feelings about Suburbicon on the fly: Huh?
  13. Remembering No Country for Old Men 10 Years LaterIt’s not Cormac McCarthy’s best book, and it’s not the Coen brothers’ best movie. But it might be the most successful collaboration in film history.
  14. the coen brothers
    Netflix Picks Up the Coen Brothers’ Western AnthologyThe show will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster and debut in 2018.
  15. casting couch
    James Franco Will Play a ‘High-Plains Drifter’ for the Coen BrothersHis character is described as a “feckless” bank robber and cattle driver.
  16. bad auditions
    Ryan Reynolds Tanked His Audition for the Coen Brothers“What are you doing here? Do you have a SAG card?”
  17. the high hat
    The Coen Brothers Need Actors Like Jon Polito — And We Do, TooThe character actor, who died Friday at 65, is the kind of vibrant, essential performer who makes films instantly richer.
  18. How Channing Tatum Learned Tap for Hail, Caesar!He’s the star of a technically onerous, relentlessly delightful six-minute sequence during which he sings while dancing around a pub, on stools and tables, among other precarious surfaces.
  19. ‘The Big Lebowski’, Wittgenstein, and the Garbage Pile That Is Online […]Recently Slate tech writer David Aurbach wrote a fascinating column about how Ludwig Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language can account for much […]
  20. the industry
    The Coen Brothers Are Adapting the Crime Novel Black MoneyFrom mystery writer Ross Macdonald.
  21. animals in hollywood
    Inside Llewyn Davis’s Cat Trainer on the Three Tabbies Who Play UlyssesFeline factoid: Dawn Barkan also trained the cats who portrayed Mr. Jinx in the Focker franchise.
  22. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) On Being Repeatedly Mistaken for Actor Tim […]It always happens the same way. I’m minding my business when, suddenly, a shout: “Look! It’s Tim Roth!!!” No. For once and for all, no. I am […]
  23. trailer mix
    Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer: Llewyn Finally Gets a Winter CoatThis movie!
  24. trailer mix
    Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer: A Bro and His Beard, Cat, and Ukulele Will the Coen Brothers win all the Oscars for this or just most?
  25. oscars 2012
    Kenneth Branagh’s Been Nominated in Five Different Oscar CategoriesYour move, George Clooney.
  26. what’s up next
    From Westerns to Pirates to Alien Cops: The TV Dramas in Development for Fall 2012We sorted through the hundreds of pilot ideas commissioned by the networks and broke out the most intriguing … and most ridiculous.
  27. The Coen Brothers Head To TV With HarveKarboAccording to Deadline, the Coen brothers head to TV with the upcoming hour-long single camera comedy HarveKarbo for Fox. Co-created by the […]
  28. tv
    The Coen Brothers Are Making a TV ShowIt’s an hour-long comedy for Fox.
  29. movies
    The Coen Brothers Are Working on a Movie With ‘Quite a Bit of Live Music’“We’re working on a movie that has music all performed live.”
  30. the coen brothers
    From Their Childhood Friend, How to Better Know a Coen Brother“We always cast him in the submissive female role.”
  31. The Finally Screenings: I Just Saw Raising Arizona For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
  32. movies
    Watch ‘Tarantino Versus the Coen Brothers,’ a Masterful Narrative Mash-UpImpressive. Also a little nuts.
  33. the industry
    Freida Pinto to Take On the GodsPlus: Jason Segel will be ‘Bad’ with Cameron Diaz.
  34. chat room
    A Serious Man’s Fred Melamed: ‘I’m Trying to Bring the Pompous, Jewish, Overweight, Rabbinic Figure Back to the Center of American Sexuality’“My mother, back when ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’ came out, said to me, ‘You know, I met Philip Roth’s mother … and she doesn’t have an accent!’”
  35. Damon and Brolin Step in the Coens’ GritMatt Damon and Josh Brolin are in talks to join the cast of the Coen brothers’ ‘True Grit’ remake.
  36. news reel
    A Serious Man’s Amy Landecker on Shooting Naked“It’s been referred to in the past as a ‘pubic-hair wig,’ which I really take offense to.”
  37. the industry
    Rainn Wilson to Marry Liv Tyler, Whack Dudes With WrenchPlus: Sam Mason cooks dinner for rockers.
  38. trailer mix
    A Serious Man Trailer Looks Pretty Good, SeriouslyIt looks to be a return to form for the Coen brothers.
  39. the industry
    The Coen Brothers Go West AgainPlus: more casting news for the ‘Ghost Busters’ video game.
  40. quote machine
    Ethan Coen Fires George ClooneyPlus: Russell Crowe’s a stickler for historical accuracy.
  41. vulture lists
    7 Coen Brothers Idiot Movies, RankedWhere does ‘Burn After Reading’ fall on the register of the Coens’ comedies of buffoonery?
  42. apropos of nothing
    Is ‘Burn After Reading’ a Good Stupid Coen Brothers Comedy? Or a Bad Stupid Coen Brothers Comedy?No one can agree!
  43. the industry
    Russell Crowe to Play Bill Hicks?Plus: The Coens cast some well-deserving character actors in ‘A Serious Man,” and Tom Cruise makes his superhero move.
  44. trailer mix
    ‘Burn After Reading’ Trailer: Welcome Back to Lebowski LandAs ‘Fargo’ begat ‘Lebowski,’ so does ‘No Country’ beget ‘Burn After Reading.’ And lo, it shall be good.
  45. apropos of nothing
    ‘Superhero Movie’ Just Makes Us Wish for Better SpoofsHow about a spoof Judd Apatow movie? Or a Wes Anderson spoof?
  46. vulture lists
    10 Beloved Characters, 10 Ignoble DeathsVulture takes a look at ten other characters whose ignoble deaths made us shake our heads and think, He deserved better.
  47. apropos of nothing
    If ‘Maxim’ Can Review Things Sight Unseen, So Can VultureHow is the Justice League movie anyway?
  48. the take
    How Did ‘No Country for Old Men’ Win the Big Prize?Its much-debated ending may have been the key.
  49. kudos
    Roderick Jaynes Denied His Oscar MomentAlas, the fictional octogenarian was denied his rightful Oscar last night.
  50. kudos
    Oscar Predictions: The Categories Without Famous People in ThemSee our picks in every remaining category!
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