The old west, Coens style.
An unusual case study of two movies based on the same book, each trying to be faithful in its own way.
The Coen Brothers sure make some swell movies. Even when not entirely swell, swellness abounds within them. So. Let’s reduce their art to a list.
Inside Llewyn Davis, in which Joel and Ethan Coen go dark and plotless for their look at a struggling New York folk singer in ’61, is their best movie since Barton Fink.