Joel and Ethan Coen: Blood Siblings

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This is the definitive anthology of interviews, articles and reviews on the Coen brothers, presenting a rounded picture of director/screenwriter Joel and producer/screenwriter Ethan. It includes contributions by prominent film journalists Peter Biskind and Todd McCarthy, and several exclusive translated interviews by Cahiers du Cinema journalists Michel Ciment and Hubert Niogret.
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Overview


This is the definitive anthology of interviews, articles and reviews on the Coen brothers, presenting a rounded picture of director/screenwriter Joel and producer/screenwriter Ethan. It includes contributions by prominent film journalists Peter Biskind and Todd McCarthy, and several exclusive translated interviews by Cahiers du Cinema journalists Michel Ciment and Hubert Niogret.
This revised and updated edition contains sixteen extra pages on O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Man Who Wasn’t There, and the forthcoming Intolerable Cruelty.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780859653398
  • Publisher: Plexus Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/10/2003
  • Series: Ultrascreen Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,473,299
  • Product dimensions: 6.66 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface: The Coen Brothers Unplugged 5
Introduction 12
Blood Simple review 19
Blood Simple 21
Goose Bumps 22
Simply Bloody 24
Bloodlines 26
Joel and Ethan Coen 38
Crimewave review 41
Crimewave 42
Raising Arizona review 45
Raising Arizona review 47
Ethan and Joel Coen 49
Invasion of the Baby Snatchers 51
Interview with Joel and Ethan Coen 58
Miller's Crossing review 69
Miller's Crossing 71
Shot by Shot 74
Chasing the Hat 78
The Joel and Ethan Story 81
A Hat Blown by the Wind 88
Barton Fink review 93
Barton Fink 95
A Rock on the Beach 97
Barton Fink and William Faulkner 104
Finking It 108
Coen Brothers A-Z: The Big Two-Headed Picture 110
The Hudsucker Proxy 117
Strange Bedfellows 120
The Sphinx Without a Riddle 126
Double Vision 130
Do Not Miss Fargo 137
Fargo 140
Fargo 142
Joel and Ethan Coen 144
Hell Freezes Over 149
Closer to Life than the Conventions of Cinema 153
The Big Lebowski 161
The Brothers Grim 162
The Logic of Soft Drugs 167
The Big Lebowski 174
Double Vision 176
Brothers in Arms 181
Hi Honey, I'm Homer 184
The Man Who Wasn't There: An Interview 186
Pictures that Do The Talking 188
The Man Who Wasn't There 196
Intolerable Cruelty 198
Intolerable Cruelty 200
Afterword 203
Filmography 206
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