Posts Tagged ‘Coen Brothers — Comedy’

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

“Hot damn, it’s the Soggy Bottom Boys!” Joel and Ethan Coen must have a funny sense of humor, because the idea of making an “adaptation” of Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’ without having read it just seems like a bad idea when I picture anyone else doing it, but with them it seems like that’s part of…

Read More

The Big Lebowski

“This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lot of ins, a lot of outs, a lot of what-have-yous, and, uh, a lot of strands to keep in my head, man, you know. A lot of strands in ol’ Duder’s head.” It seems appropriate to the character of the Dude that “The Big…

Read More

Raising Arizona

“Son, you got a panty on your head.” It’s time for some laughs! Kicking off our series of Coen brother comedies, we jump in with the second film of theirs, “Raising Arizona.” Coming after “Blood Simple,” they certainly went 180 degrees with this wild comedy. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as…

Read More

The Hudsucker Proxy

“Listen, chump, either you find me a grade-A ding-dong or you can tender your key to the executive washroom.” Happy New Year! To ring in 2014, we wanted to find a tie-in to the new year so landed on 1994’s Coen brothers comedy, “The Hudsucker Proxy.” Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson —…

Read More