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COENS SAY THEY WON BECAUSE OF TIMING

January 10, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Joel and Ethan Coen have attributed the success of their latest film, True Grit, to the accident of fortuitous timing. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Ethan Coen remarked, “We were kinda lucky in the release date. Some of the would-be competitors, heavyweights, tanked [The Tourist, How Do You Know]. You’re lucky in the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: TRUE GRIT

December 22, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

It’s obviously impossible to review the Coen Brothers’ True Grit without comparing it to the original starring John Wayne. Most critics conclude that they have improved upon the original. “Joel and Ethan Coen have pulled off an impressive feat,” writes Claudia Puig in USA Today. “True Grit is more than a remake,” she concludes, “It’s […]