Essays Tagged: "Frances McDormand"

Essay entitled 'Fargo'

, 'Fargo', first released in 1995, won two Oscars for both best original screenplay, best actress- (Frances McDormand picking up that honour), and one BAFTA award 'The David Lean Award for Best Achiev ... kets, to kidnap his wife thus letting him cash in on a huge ransom to be paid by his father-in-law. Frances McDormand plays the pregnant police chief that takes charge of picking up the pieces of the ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Dec/2003

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

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

m noir.Crane the neighborhood barber is the prisoner of a dull life. Married without love to Doris (Frances McDormand), one day he sees the opportunity to escape his flat and gray existence by becomin ... perfect in the title role. His coldness is perfect and he renders his character almost transparent. Frances McDormand is not outdone, while James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) is undoubtedly at ease betwe ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.5 Feb/2004

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

Coen Brothers' film noir

rber in his brother-in-law's shop with complete detachment. He treats the affair of his wife Doris (Frances McDormand) with her boss at a local department store, Big Dave (James Gandolfini), as a simp ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Almost Famous: Essay On Entertainment Criticism

ces from Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit in major roles, and enhanced by the scintillating talents of Frances McDormand and Phillip Seymour Hoffman in supporting roles, tells a natty tale of life by mis ... us eleven-year-old boy living in San Diego, California. For reasons unexplained, his mother Elaine (Frances McDormand) has convinced him that he's 13. She has skipped him forward two grades in school, ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Patriarchy in fargo and raise

ingly) have no say in what the master wants or does not want. In Fargo, the opposite seems true, as Frances McDormand plays the only woman in the movie who has intelligence: Officer Margie Gundersson. ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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