Archive for January, 2009
Every day or so I’ll be posting a little info on a member of the cast of the Coen Brothers next film. Today we’re taking a look at Richard Kind. I first saw him on the TV series Mad About You playing the husband of Jamie’s (Helen Hunt) friend. He starred in Spin City for [...]
Producer of “No Country for Old Men” Scott Rudin owns the film rights to Michael Chabon’s 2007 Book The Yiddish Policemen’s Union: A Novel (P.S.). It was announced last year that Joel and Ethan Coen will be adapting and directing the story for a 2010 release. This will be the second consecutive Coen Brothers film [...]
If you listen to podcasts and want to listen to a good one discuss The Coen’s Latest. Check out /Filmcast’s episode 17. They devote the episode to a review of “Burn After Reading”. If you like it why not subscribe, it’s a good general film and TV podcast that I listen to whenever I’ve got [...]
Here’s a few reviews. http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/1904/burnafterreading.html http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/article/blu-ray-review-burn-after-reading http://www.monstersandcritics.com/dvd/reviews/article_1449636.php I’ll save you sometime though. The move looks and sounds good on Blu-Ray but it isn’t really necessary for this type of film. The extras aren’t too exciting either. If that wasn’t enough to dissuade you from buying it, why not buy it now!
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Burn After Reading was nominated for two golden globes last night. Unfortunately Joel and Ethan lost the Best Musical or Comedy award to Woody Allen with Vicky Christina Barcelona. Frances McDormand came up short against Sally Hawkins from Happy Go-Lucky in the best actress category.
A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. [...]
They released a new DVD of “The Big Lebowski” to commemorate the 10th Anniversary. Reviews of the new DVD aren’t great citing slightly improved picture and audio quality, but no significant new features. If you don’t have it already, worth a buy. Otherwise, stay away.
Not a bad follow up to “No Country For Old Men”. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/burn_after_reading/
The Highlights are Michael Stuhlbarg, Fred Melamed, Richard Kind, Aaron Wolf, Sari Wagner, Jessica McManus, Adam Arkin. But you can see everybody on IMDB. A Serious Man