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 long as the people in the stories are us … but not us.”
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs was supposedly a six-part series that has become one movie of six vignettes.
Though with the Coen Brothers that may or may not be totally the way it was.
It’s going to premiere on Netflix, a pointer to releases outside of cinemas.
Here are two trailers.