Coen brothers

A requiem for medium-sized movies

By James Luxford

Why have mid-budget films all-but disappeared from today’s cinematic landscape?

How Fargo brilliantly blurs the line between fact and fiction

By William Carroll

With its opening disclaimer, the Coen brothers’ homespun murder story lulls us into a false reality.

Watch the first full trailer for Fargo Season 3

By Jack Godwin

Ewan McGregor is unrecognisable in this teaser for the returning Coens-based crime-thriller.

The 100 best films of the 1990s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Martin Scorsese, Claire Denis and Terrence Malick break into the Top 50 of our ’90s countdown.

Is this the Coen brothers’ most underrated movie?

By Dan Einav

The Man Who Wasn’t There is a film without levity, hope or redemption – and it’s one of the directors’ very best.

A brief history of Prohibition in the movies

By William Carroll

Ben Affleck’s Live by Night continues a long Hollywood love affair with this crime-ridden era.

The Coen brothers make first foray into TV with The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

By Lena Hanafy

Their ambitious new project is being described as a ‘western anthology’.

The 25 best films of 2016

By Little White Lies

Our annual rundown of the year’s finest new releases, featuring Paterson, Love & Friendship, Rogue One and more.

How Hail, Caesar! channels the screwy industry satire of The Errand Boy

By Adam Cook

Jerry Lewis’ classic 1961 comedy provided inspiration for the Coen brothers’ peek inside the Hollywood machine.

10 great songs that helped the Coen brothers find their groove

By Jordan Cronk

With Hail, Caesar! hitting cinemas this week take a listen back through some of the directors’ greatest hits.

Alden Ehrenreich’s guide to working with the Coen brothers

By David Jenkins

The Hail, Caesar! star reveals how the writer/director pair put him at ease on the set of their latest triumph.

Check out these amazing Coen brothers themed screen prints

By Little White Lies

Celebrate the release of Hail, Caesar! by picking up one of our limited edition gig poster inspired artworks.

Carter Burwell on writing the soundtrack to the Coen brothers’ career

By Daniel Dylan Wray

The acclaimed American composer revisits some of his most iconic original scores for the Hail, Caesar! directors.

The many faces of the Coen brothers

By Glenn Heath Jr

A look back at some classic mugs inhabiting the weird and wonderful cinematic universe of Joel and Ethan Coen.

Come to our Coen brothers-themed pub quiz

By Little White Lies

From Blood Simple to Hail, Caesar! – test your knowledge on the movies of these modern masters.

Hail, Caesar! gets an incredible trailer

By Little White Lies

The Coens are back and have brought every one of their celebrity pals with them.

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