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Ethan Coen

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

If you've already heard a lot of the praise heaped upon this movie, the latest release from the Coen brothers, then you already know what to expect. Because every bit of praise is well deserved. Inside Llewyn Davis is a joy from start to…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

The Coen brothers have done it again. That is they have created a movie masterpiece. Inside Llewn Davis follows the familiar Coen Brothers format of the story of the loser, who is a tragic, yet brilliant, character that the film is named…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

As varied as their filmography is, it is easy to put the films of the Coen Brothers into two categories: the whimsical dramedy where its protagonist follows an unfortunate path of events that eventually divides the audience, or the gritty…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

The Coen brothers do the Sixties Greenwich Village music scene, with surreal touches The Coens' Inside Llewyn Davis is a period musical film and hence invites comparison to the siblings' O Brother, Where Art Thou? Indeed again there's…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Inside Llewyn Davis, whilst proving almost impossible for me to pronounce, is one of the best scripted films of this year’s London Film Festival, and one of the best overall. Written and directed by the Coen brothers, it follows folk…

Gambit (2012)

I was really unsure of just how to react when I first saw the trailer for Gambit. A couple of good men (Colin Firth and Alan Rickman) in main roles meant that I wanted to enjoy it but the trailer made the movie seem predictable, unfunny and…

Blood Simple (1984)

There is something about a good crime movie that brings to the surface the worst and most perverse traits people like to keep hidden in the dark corners of their souls; something that really forces the characters to open themselves to the…