Of all the Coen Brothers movies, Raising Arizona was the best known that I’d never seen. The key elements developed in their later works are there. The cast members that will return (though not Nicolas Cage) add their talents to the tale. And the mixture of humour and heart that marks their comedies is there …

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No Country For All Men is a disquieting film from the Coen Brothers that, by all accounts, is faithful to its roots in Cormac McCarthy’s novel. Tommy Lee Jones plays Ed Tom Bell, a lawman who comes to comes to a point in life where enough is enough, but he is sticking at the point …

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Any new release from the Coen Brothers will be interesting. Their stories are self-consciously stories, and as such illustrate aspects of the human condition. “I’m the distractor with a little story. People can’t get enough of them. Because, well, they connect the stories to themselves I suppose. And we all love hearing about ourselves So …

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