Archive for April, 2009
Did the Coen Brothers go back to the remake well one too many times? Is that why there’s a rumored plan to remake their debut film Blood Simple? Monkey Peaches is reporting that Zhang Yimou has bought the rights to remake the 1984 thriller. Zhang Yimou of House of Flying Daggers and Hero fame likens [...]
Ethan Coen’s latest off-broadway effort Offices original schedule to play through 5/31 has been extended through 6/7 before it even officially opens. The set of 3 plays started previews on 4/15 and officially opens on 5/7. Tickets can be obtained at ticketcentral.com. More info at atlantictheater.org
The 2009 Cannes line-up has been announced and as suspected the Coen Brothers are missing. Another Cannes favorite, Tarantino, will probably steal the show with Inglorious Basterds. Check out the full list over at Empire.
Someone spent a fair amount of time putting together this montage of music and scenes from all the Coen Brothers films up through No Country For Old Men. Worth a look.
Posted: April 22nd, 2009 under Video.
Tags: Barton Fink, Big Lebowski, Blood Simple, Fargo, Intolerable Cruelty, Ladykillers, Man Who Wasn't There, Miller's Crossing, No Country For Old Men, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Raising Arizona, The Hudsucker Proxy
If you’re in New York you have chance to catch the Coen Brother’s latest project, sort of. Ethan’s new trio of one-act plays, Offices starts previewing tonight and officially opens on 5/7. Tickets are $65 and available at ticketcentral.com
~spoilers~ Upon reading No Country For Old Men you’re immediately struck by how faithful the film is to the book. You don’t get the feeling “oh, the book is so much better than the movie” or vice versa. It’s nearly a scene for scene representation and much of the dialogue remains unchanged from Cormac McCarthy’s [...]
A little over a year since the first DVD and Blu-Ray release of No Country For Old Men comes the new super duper special limited edition. Now with more DISCS! If you didn’t buy No Country the first time around now’s your chance. The DVD edition comes with 3 discs one for the film, one [...]
Gabriel Byrne is busy these days playing psychoanalyst Paul Weston on HBO’s In Treatment. Season two starts on Sunday night. Here’s a good interview with Gabriel that gets into Miller’s Crossing about half way through. At one point Gabriel says “I asked the Coens what their inspiration was to write the film, and I forget [...]