Coen Brothers movies (poll)

..and why not?

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Blood Simple
8
7%
Raising Arizona
7
6%
Miller's Crossing
13
11%
Barton Fink
6
5%
The Hudsucker Proxy
5
4%
Fargo
25
21%
The Big Lebowski
23
19%
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
10
8%
The Man Who Wasn't There
2
2%
Intolerable Cruelty
1
1%
The Ladykillers
0
No votes
No Country for Old Men
14
12%
Burn After Reading
0
No votes
A Serious Man
3
3%
Inside Llewyn Davis
1
1%
Hail, Caesar
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 118

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Minnie the Minx » 24 Feb 2017, 17:10

I turned off 'No Country' after ten minutes. No stomach for it.
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby pcqgod » 26 Feb 2017, 21:42

The Twat Patrol wrote:I turned off 'No Country' after ten minutes. No stomach for it.


No Stomach for Old Men?
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Schiz-Ke-Bab » 03 Mar 2017, 20:37

Blood Simple
Miller's Crossing (which reminds me, time to update my signature)
No Country for Old Men
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby driftin » 07 Mar 2017, 09:57

Fargo, No Country, Big Lebowski are the three best but Inside Llewyn Davis and A Serious Man are the most under-appreciated and easily make up the rest of the top 5.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Jumper K » 07 Mar 2017, 10:03

Theres lots to like in most of them but I find it really hard to love any of them. Its the contrivance that puts me off and the fact that most have a 1 idea plot with lots of frivolous frippery glossing over the rest. They mostly look fabulous though.
I do really like Millers Crossing and Lebowski is one of the best sketch shows you will ever see.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby joels344 » 07 Mar 2017, 12:28

The Big Lebowski
Miller's Crossing
Barton Fink

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby joels344 » 07 Mar 2017, 12:30

driftin wrote:Inside Llewyn Davis and A Serious Man are the most under-appreciated and easily make up the rest of the top 5.



Agree with this statement 100%.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Hightea » 28 Apr 2017, 01:39

Miller's Crossing saw it at a screening before it came out and was blown away.
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Fargo

like most of the others
haven't seen Inside Llewyn Davis
I thought Hail, Caesar was awful

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby hippopotamus » 28 Apr 2017, 14:04

K wrote:
Mike Boom wrote:If you haven't seen the Hudsucker Proxy you should do yourself a favor and see it, its their best along with The Big Lebowski and Fargo in my book

This was my 3. However I love a lot of their stuff: Raising Arizona, Barton Fink. Burn After Reading and Hail Caesar are all favourites. Slightly disappointed with No Country... but it just couldn't compete wiht the book



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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Matt Wilson » 28 Apr 2017, 16:02

No time for True Grit then, eh? No matter...

I see not many of us care for anything in the 21st century save No Country for Old Men. Methinks they've peaked.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 28 Apr 2017, 16:19

Minnie the Minx wrote:I turned off 'No Country' after ten minutes. No stomach for it.


The violence? 'cos that certainly bothered me. And I'm not that squeamish.
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Matt Wilson » 28 Apr 2017, 16:40

There was no violence in that movie!

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Goat Boy » 28 Apr 2017, 16:41

Yeah I'm not sure what they are referring to really. The dog getting shot?
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Matt Wilson » 28 Apr 2017, 16:41

All the violence was offscreen.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 28 Apr 2017, 16:45

You must be joking.
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Goat Boy » 28 Apr 2017, 16:46

It wasn't gory or gruesome though
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Matt Wilson » 28 Apr 2017, 16:49

Maybe I don't remember the movie then. Remind me of a violent scene.

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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 28 Apr 2017, 16:52

He uses the rivetter to blast someone between the eyes. Outside in the road, I think. That really turned my stomach.
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 28 Apr 2017, 16:53

The stuff in the gas station too
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Re: Coen Brothers movies (poll)

Postby Goat Boy » 28 Apr 2017, 17:03



I mean, it's badass but...
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