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The Coen Brothers Fargo

Author : William G. Luhr
ISBN : 0521005019
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Coen Brothers

Author : Josh Levine
ISBN : 9781550224245
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Full biography of the renowned film directors, the Coen brothers, and how they came to write, shoot, and direct some of the most gruesome, exhilarating, and funniest films of our time, including Barton Fink, Fargo, Blood Simple and the forthcoming George Clooney film O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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The Coen Brothers

Author : Ian Nathan
ISBN : 9781781317297
Genre : Performing Arts
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Through in-depth and informative text written by film journalist Ian Nathan, The Coen Brothers Archive re-examines the brothers' most famous work including Raising Arizona, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men and True Grit. Plus, some of their cult films, like The Evil Dead, Paris je t'aime, and A Serious Man. Packed with stunning images from the Kobal archives, this book will also highlight their surprising involvement in recent films like Bridge of Spies and Unbroken, as well as looking at those who they frequently collaborate with.
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The Coen Brothers

Author : Joel Coen
ISBN : 1578068894
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Collected interviews with the quirky and distinctive writer/director team of such films as Raising Arizona, Intolerable Cruelty, and Barton Fink
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The Philosophy Of The Coen Brothers

Author : Mark T. Conard
ISBN : 9780813125268
Genre : Nature
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Many critics agree that Joel and Ethan Coen are one of the most visionary and idiosyncratic filmmaking teams of the last three decades. Combining thoughtful eccentricity, wry humor, irony, and often brutal violence, the Coen brothers have crafted a style of filmmaking that pays tribute to classic American movie genres yet maintains a distinctly postmodern feel. Since arriving on the film scene, the Coens have amassed an impressive body of work that has garnered them critical acclaim and a devoted cult following. From Raising Arizona and Fargo to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and No Country for Old Men, the Coens have left an unmistakable imprint on Hollywood. The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers investigates philosophical themes in the works of these master filmmakers and also uses their movies as vehicles to explore fundamental concepts of philosophy. The contributing authors discuss concepts such as justice, the problem of interpretation, existential role-playing, the philosophy of comedy, the uncertainty principle, and the coldness of modernity. The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers is not just for die-hard Lebowski Fest attendees, but for anyone who enjoys big ideas on the big screen.
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The Coen Brothers And The Comedy Of Democracy

Author : Sara MacDonald
ISBN : 9781498555173
Genre : Political Science
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This book provides an analysis of five of the best known comedies of the award winning American film makers Joel and Ethan Coen. It demonstrates that their films, while popular and entertaining, also contain substantial philosophic and political ideas, particularly focusing on the nature of liberal democracy.
Category: Political Science

New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
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The Coen Brothers

Author : James Mottram
ISBN : UOM:39015049998381
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The Coen Brothers: The Life of the Mind takes the reader through every one of their eight films, including O Brother Where Art Thou? A chapter on each film provides an analysis and detailed profiles of the brothers' chief collaborators and players, as well as a full synopsis and credits. The author also examines projects that the Coens have been involved in, including Sam Raimi's Crimewave. A must-read for the Coen aficionado and newcomer alike, this is the most up-to-date and in-depth study of their body of work yet published."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Joel And Ethan Coen

Author : Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature R Barton Palmer
ISBN : UOM:39015059163009
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With landmark films such as Fargo, O Brother Where art Thou?, Blood Simple, and Raising Arizona, the Coen brothers have achieved both critical and commercial success. Proving the existence of a viable market for small films that are also intellectually rewarding, their work has exploded generic conventions amid rich webs of trans-textural references. In Joel and Ethan Coen, R. Barton Palmer argues that the Coen oeuvre also forms a central element in what might be called postmodernist filmmaking. Mixing high and low cultural sources and blurring genres like noir and comedy, the use of pastiche and anti-realist elements in films such as The Hudsucker Proxy and Barton Fink clearly fit the postmodernist paradigm. Palmer argues that for a full understanding of the Coen brothers unique position within film culture, it is important to see how they have developed a new type of text within general postmodernist practice that Palmer terms commercial/independent. Analyzing their substantial body of work from this generic framework is the central focus on this book.
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Los Angeles Magazine

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Los Angeles magazine is a regional magazine of national stature. Our combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design covers the people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news that define Southern California. Started in the spring of 1961, Los Angeles magazine has been addressing the needs and interests of our region for 48 years. The magazine continues to be the definitive resource for an affluent population that is intensely interested in a lifestyle that is uniquely Southern Californian.
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Sat 1600 With Online Test

Author : Linda Carnevale
ISBN : 9781438012230
Genre : Study Aids
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Students who are focused on getting an exceptionally high or even perfect score on the SAT will want to study with Barron's SAT 1600, which is up-to-date for the current SAT and provides effective strategies and practice for tackling the SAT’s hardest questions. SAT 1600 includes: A brand-new section devoted to 50 "Challenge" Questions (25 in Reading and Writing and Language and 25 in Math) that reflect the most difficult question types, provide extra practice material, and include detailed explanations Two practice tests: one in the book and one online Upper-level vocabulary lists to bring students’ word power up to college standards Detailed review, tips, and strategies for both the reading test and the writing and language test Focus on the evidence-based question types Practice questions and answer explanations for all question types, including detailed discussion and examples of all math problem types An overview of all sections of the latest SAT, a test-day checklist, and two comprehensive study guides (one for the Reading Test, the Writing and Language Test, and the Essay and one for the Math Test) An entire chapter devoted to preparing for the optional Essay section A thorough appendix that includes a vocabulary building exercise, useful math formulas, useful numbers to memorize, and more
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The Brothers Grim

Author : Erica Rowell
ISBN : 9780810858503
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Brothers Grim examines the inner workings of the Coens' body of work, discussing a movie in terms of its primary themes, social and political contexts, narrative techniques, influences, relationship to their other films, and the Coens' referential modus operandi that retreads cinema, literature, history, philosophy, and art to amplify their films' themes.
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Me And You And Memento And Fargo

Author : J.J. Murphy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123221702
Genre : Performing Arts
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Within the last twenty-five years, an enormous burst of creative production has emerged from independent filmmakers. From Stranger than Paradise (1984) and Slacker (1991) to Gus Van Sant's Elephant (2003) and Miranda July's Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), indie cinema has become part of mainstream culture. But what makes these films independent? Is it simply a matter of budget and production values? Or are there aesthetic qualities that set them off from ordinary Hollywood entertainment? In this groundbreaking new study, J.J. Murphy argues that the independent feature film from the 1980s to the present has developed a distinct approach of its own, centering on new and different conceptions of cinematic storytelling. The film script is the heart of the creative originality to be found in the independent movement. Even directors noted for their idiosyncratic visual style or the handling of performers typically originate their material and write their own scripts. By studying the principles underlying the independent screenplay, we gain a direct sense of the originality of this new trend in American cinema. Me and You and Memento and Fargo also presents a unique vision for the aspiring screenwriter. Most screenwriting manuals and guidebooks on the market rely on formulas believed to generate saleable Hollywood films. Many writers present a "three-act paradigm" as gospel and proceed to lay down very stringent rules for characterization, plotting, timing of climaxes, and so on, while others who appear to be more open about such rules turn out to be just as inflexible in their advice. Through in-depth critical analyses of some of the most significant independent films of recent years, J.J. Murphy emphasizes the crucial role that novelty can play in the screenwriting process.
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The Brothers Coen

Author : Ryan P. Doom
ISBN : 9780313355981
Genre : Performing Arts
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This examination of the distinctive cinema of Joel and Ethan Coen explores the theme of violence in their wide-ranging body of work. * Chronology of each of the Coen brothers' 13 major films * Photos of major characters from each of the Coen brothers' films under examination.
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How To Analyze The Films Of The Coen Brothers

Author : Susan E. Hamen
ISBN : 9781614789550
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This title explores the creative works of famous directors Ethan and Joel Coen. Films analyzed include O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and True Grit. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of the Coen brothers. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Film Score Monthly

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Genre : Motion picture music
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Joel Ethan Coen

Author : Paul A. Woods
ISBN : IND:30000092834385
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Comprising an anthology of essays this volume considers the work of the Coen brothers. It features writing on all of their films including 'Intolerable Cruelty'. Previous ed.: 1999.
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A Lot Can Happen In The Middle Of Nowhere

Author : Todd Melby
ISBN : 1681341883
Genre : Performing Arts
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Go behind the scenes at this classic '90s film from cinematic masters Joel and Ethan Coen. Ya, you betcha, you're gonna discover some fascinating tidbits to celebrate the film's 25th anniversary.
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