The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Annapurna Television, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, segment All Gold Canyon based on a story by Jack London, segment The Gal Who Got Rattled inspired by a story by Stewart Edward White.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, … More The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

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Hail, Caesar! (2016)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Eric Fellner.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Jess Gonchor.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Ethan Coen, … More Hail, Caesar! (2016)

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Inside Llewyn Davis

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/France, 2013.  CBS Films, StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, Mike Zoss Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Scott Rudin.  Production Design by Jess Gonchor.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen.  Academy Awards 2013.  Cannes Film … More Inside Llewyn Davis

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Barton Fink

BBB (out of 5) In this highly stylized Coen Brothers comedy, John Turturro plays a Broadway playwright who is brought out to Hollywood to write films. Initially thrilled at the prospect of changing media and bringing his intense story lines to the world of cinema, he ends up realizing that his dreams are all for … More Barton Fink

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Miller’s Crossing

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1990.  Circle Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, based on the novels Red Harvest and Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett.  Cinematography by Barry Sonnenfeld.  Produced by Ethan Coen.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Dennis Gassner.  Costume Design by Richard Hornung.  Film Editing by Michael R. Miller.   The Coen … More Miller’s Crossing

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Blood Simple

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1984.  River Road Productions, Foxton Entertainment.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Barry Sonnenfeld.  Produced by Ethan Coen.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Jane Musky.  Costume Design by Sara Medina-Pape.  Film Editing by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Don Wiegmann.   The Coen Brothers got off to a great start with their … More Blood Simple

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True Grit (2010)

BBBB (out of 5) Hailee Steinfeld is excellent as a fourteen year-old girl who leaves her rural county to head to the big city and find the man who shot her father. Having deduced his name and the direction in which he has headed, this young spitfire works a miraculous deal with a banker in order … More True Grit (2010)

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