Having seen these movies and some more than once it was a treat going through them again.
Data Protection Choices
I might argue with some of the conclusions the author draws, but most are sound. If you haven't seen any of I'm not far into this book but i am not finishing it. Very sad and i am not usually that way but it is now where what it is cracked up to be. You read about movies you watched in th 80's to have some She attended Wheaton College and also holds masters degrees in journalism and theology.
Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers
Cathleen Falsani. Award-winning author and columnist Cathleen Falsani is the perfect guide for Coen fans, inviting them to take a deeper look at the popular films, from their debut Blood Simple to the recent Burn After Reading and all the strange and wonderful films in between.
Falsani looks at the deeper meanings that can be mined from each quirky and enduring Coen film, including such cult favorites as Fargo, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Readers will discover that the critically acclaimed Coen brothers speak to eternal questions with darkly intelligent humor.
The Dude Abides by Falsani
Coen fans, churched and unchurched of all faiths or none, will find in this book a spirited, thoughtful conversation with a good friend who happens to be a film buff. There are rules. So pay attention to the things that bring a lump to your throat or raise the hair on the back of your neck. It could be the holy drawing nigh. That last part was totally cribbed from Buechner, or, as I like to think of him, St.
Freddie of Rupert. Q: Why the Coen Brothers? Have you always been a fan of their work? It started with Raising Arizona — they were so dang quotable.
And then Barton Fink blew the top off of my head. So weird. It's now one of my favorites.
Over the years, I became more of a studied fan of film and continued to love their work — as disparate as it was in terms of style, theme and setting. They fascinated me. It's good knowin' he's out there Not that Jeff Bridges character in the film was Jesus.
The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers - Review
So I went looking for Spirit in the Coen films and found it. Lebowski is my favorite but I have to say, quite seriously, that their new one, A Serious Man , which drops on Oct. Q: How is your personal learning reflected in the pages of this book? And of course, my own experience as a film lover and regular audience member was probably the most influential. After all, this is just, like, my opinion man.
Q: Have you experienced any controversy or criticism about this project? Or blank stares? Not yet, although a lot of people thought we were kidding when we announced the book. Blank stares from my parents. Q: As you wrote this book, what felt like your greatest moment of achievement?
Personal triumph? And maybe a pony.