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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Trailer 2)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Trailer 2)

We still don’t know any of its plot points, but our latest look at Joel Coen & Ethan Coen’s film paints an even more colorful portrait of its characters, as six stories weave in and out of life in the wild West. Hits select theaters on 11/8/18, then Netflix on 11/16/18.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Trailer)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Trailer)

Auteurs Joel and Ethan Coen join the Netflix ranks with their Western anthology film, in which six short tales each reveal a story about the American West. Stars James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Kazan, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, and Tom Waits. Drops 11/16/18.

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You Know It’s a Coen Brothers Film If…

You Know It’s a Coen Brothers Film If…

(Gore) ScreenPrism talks about the trademarks of a Coen Brothers film. It often starts with a crime that goes awry, and eventually punishment gets dealt but in a roundabout manner, with random acts and vile characters as the jury. But it’s not totally hopeless.

Waltz on the Road

Waltz on the Road

(Gore) Video essayist Rick Perales presents a crisply-edited look at the role that vehicles, driving, and roads play in the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. Take a wild ride from Blood Simple to Raising, Arizona to Hail, Caesar!, and everywhere in-between.

Suburbicon (Trailer)

Suburbicon (Trailer)

Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Oscar Isaac star in this dark comedy about a family who ends up tangling with the dark underbelly of their idyllic suburb. The Coen Brothers and Grant Heslov shared writing duties with director George Clooney, so it’s got tons of promise.

Coen Brothers Super Bowl 51 Ad

Coen Brothers Super Bowl 51 Ad

Joel and Ethan Coen directed their first commercial for the big game since 2002, an amusing spot for Mercedes-AMG featuring a bar filled with stereotypically tough bikers, and a guy who rudely blocks in their motorcycles with his fancy pants German sportscar.

The Coen Brothers’ Shot/Reverse Shot

The Coen Brothers’ Shot/Reverse Shot

Every Frame a Painting explores how conversations are filmed using a basic shot/reverse shot, and how Joel and Ethan Coen use the technique so effectively in their movies. Their use of wide lenses, close shots, and impeccable rhythm brings it all together.

COENS | 30

COENS | 30

(PG-13 Language) somersetVII celebrates more than 30 years of films from Joel and Ethan Coen, showcasing crackpot characters, melifluous music, phenomenal photography, quotable quotes, and stellar storytelling from the dynamic duo. And stay out of the Woolworths!

Coen Country

Coen Country

(NSFW: Language) Film buff Steven Benedict deftly weaves together a conversation between the characters of the Coen brothers, illuminating a trio of recurring themes surrounding identity, miscommunication and morality.

The Big Lebowski Pinball Machine

The Big Lebowski Pinball Machine

The dude abides in this new officially-licensed pinball machine. It has a tiny bowling alley, a white russian, and video and audio samples from the movie. Pre-order by 10/19 for a bunch of swag, including a rug to tie the room together.

O Fat Man, Where Art Thou?

O Fat Man, Where Art Thou?

(NSFW: Language, Gore) Editor Ian Larsen makes an interesting observation about the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. There are a whole lot of screaming fat guys in them. Or at least plenty of screaming John Goodmans.

Quentin vs. Coen Prints

Quentin vs. Coen Prints

A dizzying array of beautiful posters and prints from Spoke Art’s Quentin vs Coen art show, featuring art from a variety of artists paying homage to the two directors and their classic films.

Coen Brothers Collection (Blu-ray)

Coen Brothers Collection (Blu-ray)

While it doesn’t have every Coen Brothers movie, it does include four of their most inarguably awesome masterpieces: Blood Simple, Miller’s Crossing, Raising Arizona, and Fargo. Heck-ya!

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True Grit (Trailer)

True Grit (Trailer)

The Coens are coming, the Coens are coming: a spunky 14-year old girl sets out to avenge her father’s death with the help of an aging, drunken, one-eyed marshal in True Grit, out on Christmas.

True Grit (Teaser)

True Grit (Teaser)

The Coen brothers are back in true form in this remake of the classic western revenge flick. Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld star. Oscar season is upon us.

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