On the Coens’ Love-Hate Relationship with Hollywood

The Coen brothers’ films are typically defined by sharp, concrete images which are slowly rendered strange by the increasing oddity of controlled tonal shifts and the overall structure. Mobius-strip recursion, Gordian-knot tangles, and labyrinthine dead-ends turn a façade of mundanity into something alien and suspect, where any given second could be worthless or contain the … Continue reading On the Coens’ Love-Hate Relationship with Hollywood