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    The Three Burials of NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN; Three Takes on Its Overrated Status

    Though many consider "No Country for Old Men" to be an untouchable classic in the Coens’ oeuvre, it remains tonally flawed.

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    Chaos and Repair: Reclaiming THE LADYKILLERS

    I think the Coens are among the most moral (even moralistic) directors alive. Most (but not all) of their pictures are morality plays that deflate the selfishness and pomposity of individuals while finding good even in the most flawed social orders.

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    They Know Not What They Do: BURN AFTER READING

    "Burn After Reading" is a film about containment and knowledge, or, to put it another way, a tale of wars against chaos. Necessarily, it is a farce.

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    Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Goes to CBS Films; Watch Exclusive Trailer Leak Here UPDATED

    UPDATE: CBS Films takes US rights to the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis." It's a big buy for CBS, reportedly with a price tag close to $4 million. The art house film, starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake, will be helped at ...

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    Watch: Impressive Trailer For The Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' Film Has First Screening In February

    Put everything on hold: the first trailer for the Coen Brothers' hugely anticipated "Inside Llewyn Davis" has wormed its way online, and it's pretty damn great. So let's jump right in...

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    Trailers from Hell: John Badham on Coens' Grim Masterpiece 'No Country for Old Men'

    "Coen Brothers Week!" concludes at Trailers from Hell with director John Badham introducing the brothers' 2007 Oscar winner and near-perfect, bleak-as-hell noir Western "No Country for Old Men."

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    Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Coens' Neo-Gangster Nonpareil 'Miller's Crossing'

    "Coen Brothers Week!" continues at Trailers from Hell, today with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing the brothers' brilliant neo-gangster-noir tale of Prohibition-era heavies, featuring a shockingly bad-ass Albert Finney and an elegantly wind-blustered fedora.

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    Trailers from Hell: 'Blood Simple,' The Arrival of The Coen Brothers

    It's the beginning of Coen Brothers Week at Trailers from Hell and Josh Olson is starting us off with the trailer for 1984's "Blood Simple."

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    Listen: Oscar Isaac Performs Folk Ballad "Dink's Song" From 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    This Christmas will mark whole two years since the last Coen Brothers' film, an absence that's somewhat foreign to us consdering the pair had a prolific run of consecutive films between 2007 and 2010 with "No Country For Old Men," "Burn After Reading," "A Serious Man...

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    Close Cuts: The Adaptation Process in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

    That "No Country For Old Men" constitutes one of Cormac McCarthy’s “lesser” works probably says more about McCarthy’s genius than it does about the book’s individual strengths or weaknesses.

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