Category Archives: Ethan Coen

The Coen Brothers – A Serious Man – Trailer

The Coen Brothers have release a teaser trailer of their latest film – A Serious Man, which hits theaters on Friday, October 2. It’s described as a Midwestern Jewish family in 1967 – The Gopkins – struggle with their afflictions.

In A Serious Man, things start to unravel for Larry Gopnik. His wife, Judith, may be having an affair and wants a divorce. His brother, Arthur, lives with them because he is emotionally and financially incapable of living on his own. His children, Danny and Sarah, sneak money from his wallet to by LPs and pot, or to save up for a nose job. Add to that an anonymous hostile letter writer trying to sabotage Larry’s chances for tenure at the university, while a graduate student tries to bribe him by sunbathing nude. Hoping for some equilibrium in his life, Larry finally seeks advice from three very different rabbis.

Lebowski Fest LA Party @ The Wiltern

Jeff [The Dude] Dowd, Jon Polito [Da Fino], Phlip Moon [Woo the rug pisser], Jim Hoosier [Liam], Jesse Flanagan [Little Larry], Luis Colina [Corvette Owner], Lu Elrod [Waitress], Robin Jones [Ralph’s Checkout Girl] and Yuto Miyazawa come out tonight @ Lebowski Fest LA Movie Party @ The Wiltern celebrating The Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski.

Bill Green

The Wiltern is located @ 3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90010 and door opens @ 7pm, show begings @ 8pm for all ages. For more information, visit
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The Coen Brothers @ Reality’s Clean Coal

The Academy-award winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen of The Coen Brothers direct a Clean Coal public-service-announcement spot in an effort to expose the coal industry’s misleading marketing campaign for so-called clean coal as part of The Reality Coalition organization. The Reality Coalition was created to tell the simple truth that in reality, there is no such thing as clean coal. We were excited to be part of this important project and tell another side of the clean coal story says Joel and Ethan Coen. To learn more, visit

The Coen Brothers are repped by Jim Berkus and Richard Klubeck @ United Talent Agency (UTA). Thanks Hernando Bansuelo for the email.
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Brad Pitt’s Burn After Reading – Preview

Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich and Richard Jenkins star in the upcoming Coen Brothers film – Burn After Reading, a tale about an ousted CIA official whose memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise D.C. gym employees intent on exploiting their find.

Enjoy the preview for this black comedy –

Synopsis of Burn After Reading: CIA agent Osborne Cox(John Malkovich) decides to pen his memoirs and is fired from the agency. The disc containing the memoirs inadvertently gets left in a ladies locker room at a gym, where Linda (Frances McDormand) and co-worker Chad (Brad Pitt), hatch a plan to sell its contents to the highest bidder.

This flick hits theater nationwide on September 12th of 2008.

Brad Pitt’s Burn After Reading

Focus Features release the first images from the Coen Brother’s Burn After Reading, which stars Brad Pitt, Tilda Swinton and John Malkovich and opens in theaters nationwide on September 12, 2008.

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Burn After Reading is a tale about an ousted CIA official whose memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise D.C. gym employees intent on exploiting their find.

2008 Oscar & Once’s Falling Slowly

Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, Tilda Swinton, Marion Cotillard and Javier Bardem

Best Song: “Falling Slowly” from Once.
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Director
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Best Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best: Actor, Supporting Actress, Actress and Supporting Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, Tilda Swinton, Marion Cotillard and Javier Bardem
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Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova perform Falling Slowly from Once.

Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men

The New York Film Critics Circle named Joel and Ethan Coen’s No Country for Old Men as best picture. Javier Bardem was awarded best supporting actor and Joel and Ethan Coen won best direction and screenplay adapted from Cormac McCarthy’s novel.

No Country for Old Men was previously honored as best picture by the National Board of Review, the Boston Society of Film Critics and the Washington, D.C.’s Area Film Critics Association.


No Country For Old Men

RR Watch: No Country For Old Men

A new film based on Cormac McCarthy’s novel, No Country For Old Men, is adapted for the screen and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. I’m really looking forward to this film. And for all of Oprah television viewers, Cormac McCarthy’s other book, The Road, was part of Oprah’s book club.

Synposis: Llewelyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back trunk. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law–namely aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell–can contain. Moss tries to evade his pursuers, in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives.

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