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Year
2013
Runtime
104 min.
Directors
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genres
Drama, Music
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
110,675
Checks
12,001
Favs
1,032
Dislikes
75
Favs/checks
8.6% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
14:1
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  1. mpouk's avatar

    mpouk

    Closer in style to smaller scale and more esoteric films in the Coen's canon like "The man who wasn't there", "Barton Fink", and "A serious man", than their more widely received films, it is nevertheless one of their best films in their exceptional 30 year career. Few films have portrayed artistic failure in a way to make it seem inseparable from success and even fewer have had such an unforgiving take on their main character who is consistently arrogant, obnoxious, selfish yet not entirely unsympathetic. The Coen's sardonically demystify the fringe art milieu together with a hellish rendering of an "On the road" inspired journey. Subtle, brilliantly acted and observed, certainly one of the best movies of 2013. 4 years 11 months ago
  2. psdantonio's avatar

    psdantonio

    I know, I know, I know...marketing. But, Oscar Isaac should have had the poster billing to himself because the movie rests solely on his shoulders for its entire duration.

    Very good, I recommend.
    4 years 9 months ago
  3. JCL's avatar

    JCL

    brilliant & beautiful. loved the cat plot. 4 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #11 in BBC's 100 greatest films of the 21st Century
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