A Very Coen Career: Part Three

Between them, Joel and Ethan Coen have directed a whopping sixteen films. To celebrate the release of their latest, Inside Llewyn Davis, here’s Joseph McDonagh‘s special three-part retrospective on the films of the Coen Brothers. In part three, he looks at the Coens’ prestige period — the late noughties to the present day — from the No Country for Old Men … Continue reading

A Very Coen Career: Part Two

Between them, Joel and Ethan Coen have directed a whopping sixteen films. To celebrate the release of their latest, Inside Llewyn Davis, here’s Joseph McDonagh‘s special three-part retrospective on the films of the Coen Brothers. In part two, he looks at the Coens’ middle years — the early noughties — from O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) to The Ladykillers (2004). … Continue reading

A Very Coen Career: Part One

Between them, Joel and Ethan Coen have directed a whopping sixteen films. To celebrate the release of their latest, Inside Llewyn Davis, here’s Joseph McDonagh special three-part retrospective on the films of the Coen Brothers. In part one, he looks at the Coens’ early years — the mid-eighties and nineties — from their debut, Blood Simple … Continue reading

Top 10 Films of 2013

Editor Simran Hans shares her top 10 films of the year. I’ve decided that I don’t really like Top 10 lists. So, consider this a different sort of Top 10 — personal, specific, and containing lots of gaps (notable omissions include Post Tenebras Lux, Museum Hours, The Stuart Hall Project, Wajda and The Selfish Giant, all of … Continue reading