Essays Tagged: "Coen brothers"

Essay entitled 'Fargo'

The masterful auteur's Ethan and Joel Coen, have made yet another mind-blowing movie, following a string of hugely acclaimed movies, 'The ... r), and one BAFTA award 'The David Lean Award for Best Achievement in Direction' for Ethan and Joel Coen. The Coen brothers have a large loyal audience, who have been enthralled by previous movies, th ... by previous movies, they have also sampled reasonable success in the independent film industry.The Coen brothers throughout make the audience use their minds, and try to guess of the genre that the m ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This essay is a film review about the movie Millers Crossing directed by the Coen Brothers. Its a movie about organized crime and the bosses at the helm of it.

In my modest opinion, the film "Miller's Crossing" is Ethan and Joel Coen's greatestachievement to date, even greater than Fargo and Oh Brother Where Art Thou. The onlyc ... d of this film has to do with the "over-acting"--a criticism that has beendirected at more than one Coen film. Admittedly, Coen screenplays read more like novels thanmovie scripts and are not always a ... bashed brains.If Tom's heart is pierced at all, it is merely for taking the pulse of the times.The Coens are playing a controlling game, the same as their cast of characters, and controlfrustrates pa ...

(1 pages) 42 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

One of my favorite films is The Man Who Wasn't There.

One of my favorite films is The Man Who Wasn't There. It is done by the Coen brothers in the style of "Film Noir" a term meaning (black or dark) film. It was a common style ... whole cast of great actors as well.First, Ed Crane is absent indeed in the movie, the film from the Coen brothers. The man that Billy Bob Thornton plays sees the world that surrounds him as a ghost wo ... , they are rather the victims of their destiny.In conclusion,The Man Who Wasn't There is one of the Coen brother's darkest films; it has neither the eccentricity nor the provocation that made their re ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This movie is about Tom Hanks new movie The lady killers. I provide a review of the movie.

Tom Hanks and the Coen brothers take the title, the concept (sweet little old lady outwits criminals), the teeth, and ... al corkscrew dialogue and mordant humor, but they still manage to provide some wicked pleasures.The Coens love characters who are sweet but not very bright, especially when they manage to foil charact ... colorful assortment of injuries, ailments, and casualties, along with some choice dialogue. If the Coens and Hanks are a little too far outside the boundaries of their best work, their second-and thi ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Coen Brothers' film noir

with their last film O Brother, Where Art Thou, influenced by the Odyssey and Preston Sturges, the Coen Brothers carry the homage well beyond its influences and into a cinematic statement in its own ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

O brother where art though Response/review

Everett McGill (George Clooney) defines the general plot of O' Brother Where Art Thou. Told by the Coen Brothers who have written other big screen hits such as "The Big Lebowsky" and "Intolerable Cru ... rother was based during times of the Depression in the 1930's. This was the platform upon which the Coen brothers created very stylized characters of the south who essentially reflect a very broad ste ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Big Lebowski" - A Modern Western?

ig Lebowski" is made by the famous Cone Brothers who redefine art and cinema. Some say the brothers Coen are the greatest filmmaking team working today. They trademark themselves with complex plots an ...

(10 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Archetypes in Raising Arizona

onsisting on literary elements found in all literature regards) are used throughout. Ethan and Joel Coen turned a serious subject like kidnapping, into a hysterical comedy. The use of archetypes are s ...

(2 pages) 447 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare