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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

By Adam Woodward

Joel and Ethan Coen’s six-part anthology western might just be the crowning achievement of their illustrious career.

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The best short films at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival

By Michael Ewins

Our pick of this year’s shorts programme, featuring rogue chickens and a shoegaze ode to Chantal Akerman.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – first look review

By Adam Woodward

The Coen brothers are up to their old tricks in this colourful, darkly comic anthology western.

The Coen brothers are heading to the 2018 Venice Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Their feature-length western will screen in competition alongside new works from Luca Guadagnino, Jennifer Kent and Alfonso Cuarón.

The Big Lebowski: Why The F*ck?

By Luís Azevedo

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, we take a closer look at the Coen brothers’ cuss-filled classic.

Antoine Fuqua’s Scarface remake is not dead yet

By Naomi Wong

The director of Training Day and The Equaliser is back in the running to update the Brian De Palma classic.

30 TV shows to look forward to in 2018

By Hannah Woodhead

From Black America to The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, these are the small screen gems headed your way in 2018.

Suburbicon

By Ed Gibbs

George Clooney adds a dark directorial flourish to the Coen brothers’ tale of murder and moral panic in smalltown USA.

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Blood Simple. (1984)

By David Jenkins

The Coen brothers heroically bleak debut feature still shines over thirty years since its inception.

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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.

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