The Coen Brothers have another resounding Cannes reception with ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’! Does a 2nd Palme d’Or await for the duo?
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Saturday, May 18, 2013 Duncan Houst
Friday, March 23, 2012 Alex Carlson
The casting directors behind ‘Inside Llewyn Davies’ are looking for body doubles for Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund, and John Goodman.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Alex Carlson
The Film Misery staff chimes in on the movies they can’t wait to see in the new year.
Friday, December 16, 2011 Alex Carlson
Alex and Phil are feeling pretty homey for this week’s episode.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Alex Carlson
Coens’ next gets title, bookies choose ‘Dangerous Method’ and ‘War Horse’, set photos from ‘Prometheus’, teaser for ‘Alps’…
Monday, June 27, 2011 Alex Carlson
Bay vs. Projectionists, Coens take NYC, Cusack as Poe in ‘The Raven’, ‘Immortals’ trailer…
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alex Carlson
Many were omitted and several were ranked too low on Entertainment Weekly’s recent list of the 25 Greatest Working Film Directors.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Alex Carlson
Will somebody give this guy an Oscar already?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Alex Carlson
‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ and the Coens make me happy, Julianne Moore and Christopher Nolan make me sad. These are my reactions to the 2011 Oscar nominations.
Thursday, January 6, 2011 Alex Carlson
This year top prizes go to ‘True Grit,’ ‘The Social Network’, and ‘The Kids Are All Right’…
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Alex Carlson
25 additions to National Film Registry, history of pregnancy at the Oscars, 50 hidden blockbusters…
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 Alex Carlson
‘True Grit’ is one of the funniest, most exhilarating, and memorable films of the year.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 Alex Carlson
The initial reviews of the film are positive. Here is a round-up as well as a summary of the post-screening Oscar chatter for ‘True Grit’.
Thursday, November 25, 2010 Alex Carlson
As Thanksgiving winds down I thought it would be appropriate to share everything cinematic that makes me feel thankful.
Monday, September 27, 2010 Alex Carlson
The first glimpse of the next Coen brothers film gives us a lot to look forward to.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 Alex Carlson
During this time of year as the buzz builds around Oscar possible films, actors, actresses, and writers, one of the big categories that consistently is ignored is Best Director. The Gurus of Gold and other Oscar pick compilations rarely consider the Best Director frontrunners. It seems to be the general attitude that Directors are judged [...]
Friday, October 23, 2009 Alex Carlson
Grade: A For a filmmaker, or artist in general, it seems to be an unwritten rule that once youâ€™ve reached success in your career, you must revisit your childhood and dissect the environment that formed your personality. Sometimes these endeavors are dark and mysterious, sometimes they are comical and reminiscent, and sometimes they subvert the [...]
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Alex Carlson
Read of the Day: The best reviewed Coen Brothers movies according to their ranking on Rotten Tomatoes have been compiled into a list with videos. Guess what came in at number 1? Not the one I thought it would be. [Rotten Tomatoes] News of the Day: John Lasseter will be the first animated film producer [...]
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Alex Carlson
My second most anticipated film of the fall had four new clips released today. The Coen Brothers’ next film A Serious Man is a comedy about a Jewish man named Larry Gopnik from Minnesota who struggles with his family life. The term “Jewish” and “Minnesota” are important in that synopsis because the film is loosely [...]
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Alex Carlson
I’m definitely looking forward to A Serious Man because of the local flavor. It is set and was filmed in Minnesota, the home of the Coen’s. Not quite as ‘Minnesota’ as Fargo, but definitely will have a lot of the same references. The film stars relative newcomer Michael Stuhlbarg in what could be a breakthrough [...]