Joel Coen

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    DFW Crix Up in the Air With Year-End Tally

    ‚ÄčThe Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association just released its tops-o'-2009 list; it follows in full after the jump. But, first, this teaser: Dodging critical conventional wisdom that has put Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker at the top of most critics' polls, the DFWCA instead opted to follow ... More >>

  • Film

    September 11, 2008

    Intolerable Cruelty

    Remarkably consistent, the Coens make another mockery with Burn After Reading

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    A Ball, Screwed

    The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney

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    March 27, 2003

    Sexual Healing

    In Laurel Canyon, a little erotic temptation proves good for the soul

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    November 1, 2001

    Cain and Very Able

    Billy Bob doesn't say much, but he's the perfect Man for the Coens' con job

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    July 13, 2000

    Simply uneven

    The restored and recut Blood Simple reveals the Coen brothers' strengths and weaknesses

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    March 5, 1998

    All duded up

    Jeff Bridges' wacked-out stoner carries the Coens' The Big Lebowski

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    March 7, 1996

    The perfect crime

    The Coens' dazzling new Fargo rediscovers the horrible, prosaic allure of crime