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Remembering No Country for Old Men, a Masterful Book–Movie Collaboration, 10 Years Later
It’s not Cormac McCarthy’s best book, and it’s not the Coen brothers’ best movie. But it might be the most successful collaboration in film history.
By Adam Sternbergh
Suburbicon Is Schizoid, Sanctimonious Pulp
To sum up my feelings about Suburbicon on the fly: Huh?
By David Edelstein
The Coen Brothers Are Bringing Western Anthology The Ballad of Buster Scruggs to Netflix
The show will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster and debut in 2018.
By Jackson McHenry
James Franco Will Reportedly Play a ‘High-Plains Drifter’ in a TV Episode Directed by the Coen Brothers
His character is described as a “feckless” bank robber and cattle driver.
By David Canfield
Ryan Reynolds Tanked His Audition for the Coen Brothers
"What are you doing here? Do you have a SAG card?"
By Jordan Crucchiola
The Coen Brothers Need Actors Like Jon Polito — And We Do, Too
The character actor, who died Friday at 65, is the kind of vibrant, essential performer who makes films instantly richer.
By Kevin Lincoln
How Channing Tatum Learned to Tap-Dance (and Sing, Kind of) for the Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar!
He's the star of a technically onerous, relentlessly delightful six-minute sequence during which he sings while dancing around a pub, on stools and tables, among other precarious surfaces.
By Lane Brown
The Coen Brothers Are Adapting the Crime Novel Black Money
From mystery writer Ross Macdonald.
By E. Alex Jung
Inside Llewyn Davis’s Cat Trainer on the Three Tabbies Who Play Ulysses
Feline factoid: Dawn Barkan also trained the cats who portrayed Mr. Jinx in the Focker franchise.
By Lisa Liebman
Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer: Llewyn Finally Gets a Winter Coat
By Jesse David Fox
Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer: A Bro and His Beard, Cat, and Ukulele
Will the Coen Brothers win all the Oscars for this or just most?
By Jesse David Fox
Kenneth Branagh’s Been Nominated in Five Different Oscar Categories
Your move, George Clooney.
By Margaret Lyons
From Westerns to Pirates to Alien Cops: The TV Dramas in Development for Fall 2012
We sorted through the hundreds of pilot ideas commissioned by the networks and broke out the most intriguing ... and most ridiculous.
By Josef Adalian
The Coen Brothers Are Making a TV Show
It's an hour-long comedy for Fox.
By Caroline Bankoff
The Coen Brothers Are Working on a Movie With ‘Quite a Bit of Live Music’
"We’re working on a movie that has music all performed live."
By Mike Vilensky
From Their Childhood Friend, How to Better Know a Coen Brother
"We always cast him in the submissive female role."
By Claude Brodesser-Akner
Watch ‘Tarantino Versus the Coen Brothers,’ a Masterful Narrative Mash-Up
Impressive. Also a little nuts.
By Edith Zimmerman
Depp and Burton, DeNiro and Scorsese: Modern Cinema’s Most Prolific Actor-Director Pairs
Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, and 'Alice in Wonderland' inspire a list of the top fifteen collaborations of the last 25 years.
By Bilge Ebiri
Freida Pinto to Take On the Gods
Plus: Jason Segel will be 'Bad' with Cameron Diaz.
By Josh Duboff
A Serious Man’s Fred Melamed: ‘I’m Trying to Bring the Pompous, Jewish, Overweight, Rabbinic Figure Back to the Center of American Sexuality’
"My mother, back when 'Portnoy's Complaint' came out, said to me, 'You know, I met Philip Roth's mother ... and she doesn't have an accent!'"
By Bilge Ebiri