Tag Archives: Ethan Coen

Five Film Favorites: Westerns set in the 20th Century

When I first began writing for the James River Film Journal, the first article I came across was F.T. Rea’s “Five Film Favorites: Westerns.”¬† Rea’s list spanned from Stagecoach¬†(1939) to Unforgiven (1992) and contained films from the ’40s, ’50s, and … Continue reading

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Coen Brothers Redux

I am once again re-visiting the Coen Brothers and their work. While I have not had the opportunity to view True Grit, I had been, as I expressed in a previous post, excited about its release. Since then, various reviewers … Continue reading

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Anticipation, Disappointment, and the Coen Brothers

As I sit and anticipate the release of True Grit (2010), I am reminded of my friends, who, over a decade ago, anticipated the release of the first episode of Star Wars. When Star Wars: Episode I (1999) was released, … Continue reading

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