Posts Tagged ‘fargo’

William H. Macy (Jerry Lundegaard), Frances McDormand (Marge Gunderson), Steve Buscemi (Carl Showalter), Peter Stormare (Gaear Grimsrud). Screenplay by Joel & Ethan Coen. Directed by Joel Coen. Rating: 18. Running time: 98 minutes. There is no film quite like Fargo. This tale from the Coen brothers, or perhaps it should be called a heap of […]


Brad Pitt (Chad Feldheimer), Frances McDormand (Linda Litzke), George Clooney (Harry Pfarrer), John Malkovich (Osbourne Cox), Tilda Swinton (Katie Cox). Screenplay by Joel & Ethan Coen. Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen. Rating: 15. Running time: 96 minutes. Every Coen brothers film has to revolve around a gloriously absurd situation, right? Right, and Burn After Reading […]


So this is my first blog post that’s not a review, but it’s also the first time since I started running this thing that the Fall of a year has approached. That means it’s Oscar season. Because of the Academy’s short memory, it seems all studios make sure their films are released in the three […]


Noomi Rapace (Lisbeth Salander), Michael Nyqvist (Mikael Blomkvist), Micke Spreitz (Ronald Niedermann), Lena Endre (Erika Berger). Screenplay by Jonas Frykberg. Directed by Daniel Afredson. Rating: 15. Running time: 129 minutes. There was something about the first cinematic instalment of late author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy that made The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo that little […]


Jodie Foster (Meg Altman), Kristen Stewart (Sarah Altman), Forest Whitaker (Burnham), Dwight Yoakam (Raoul), Jared Leto (Junior). Screenplay by David Koepp. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 15. Running time: 112 minutes. ‘Say ‘fuck,’ mom.’ ‘FUCK!’ There’s two lines from Panic Room, as mother Meg Altman and her daughter shout out on loudspeaker to the burglars outside the […]


Gabriel Byrne (Tom Reagan), Marcia Gay Harden (Verna), Jon Turturro (Bernie Bernbaum), Jon Polito (Johnny Caspar), Albert Finney (Leo), Steve Buscemi (Mink). Screenplay by Joel & Ethan Coen. Directed by Joel Coen. Rating: 15. Running time: 115 minutes. Let me say from the outset, I absolutely love the Coen brothers. I’ve adored everything I’ve ever […]


Jeff Bridges (Jeff ‘The Dude’ Lebowski), John Goodman (Walter Sobchak), Julianne Moore (Maude Lebowski), Steve Buscemi (Theodore Donald ‘Donny’ Kerabatsos), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Brandt), Tara Reid (Bunny Lebowski). Directed by Joel Coen. Screenplay by Joen & Ethan Coen. Rating: 18. Running time: 117 minutes. After seeing and loving Fargo, No Country For Old Men and […]