iOS app Android app

Coen Brothers

Fargo Residents Ready For FX's 'Fargo'

AP | DAVE KOLPACK | Posted 12.22.2012 | TV

FARGO, N.D. — Ask folks in Fargo what they first thought about the 1996 movie that made their city famous, and some will tell you they were not ...

FX Developing 'Fargo' TV Series

Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

"Fargo" could be coming to TV. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joel and Ethan Coen are developing a TV version of their acclaimed 1996 film. T...

WATCH: The Trailer For 'Gambit,' The New Coen Brothers Film

Posted 09.20.2012 | Entertainment

Take the world's richest man, a disgruntled employee, a cowgirl and some fake art, and you've got the recipe for the Coen brothers' quirky, fun new mo...

My Movie Bucket List: Location, Location, Location

Rachel DeChiara | Posted 10.02.2012 | Teen
Rachel DeChiara

Fargo and Garden State, two fairly new films, are both aptly titled to demonstrate the sheer importance of their locations.

A 'Fargo' TV Series? Oh, Yah

Posted 03.24.2012 | TV

Get your wood chippers ready: 'Fargo' may be heading to TV. According to Variety, FX is in talks to adapt the Coen Brothers' 1996 black comedy into...

Interview: Mark Duplass and Ed Helms Talk Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ed Helms understands comedy. But the kind of improv that writer-directors Mark and Jay Duplass do made him a little nervous.

Movie Review: Thin Ice

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Almost 20 years later, there has yet to be a film noir that out-Fargos the Coen brothers' Fargo. Jill Sprecher's Thin Ice takes a run at it.

PHOTOS: Coen Brothers Give East Village A 60's Makeover

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

The East Village got a makeover on Wednesday for the Coen Brothers new film, 'Inside Llewyn Davis'. Crews transformed storefronts with sixties er...

David Schwimmer Destroys Historic East Village Townhouse To Build His New Mansion

Posted 02.06.2012 | New York

It's been quite some time since David Schwimmer and his $1 million-an-episode Friends gathered at Central Perk, but don't expect the actor to be makin...

World's Biggest Polaroid Has A Big Mission

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

In 2001 the Polaroid Corporation declared bankruptcy, and in 2008 it announced that it would no longer be manufacturing its instant films. A group of ...

Hedlund To Make Sweet Music Greenwich Village

Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

He's tackling counter-culture all over the U.S.! According to Showblitz, "Country Strong" star Garrett Hedlund is in negotiations to join Justin T...

If You Like The Coen Brothers, You'll Love This New Play

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — How long does it take while watching Ethan Coen's new play "Happy Hour" to realize that the title is ironic? Let's put it this way &n...

PHOTO: Why Is Nicolas Cage On A Serbian Biology Textbook?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment

Nicolas Cage has a strange habit of showing up in odd places -- and we're not talking about some of his recent movie choices, though "Drive Angry" was...

NYFF @50: Chairman Richard Peña on Opening Nights: The Social Network, Miller's Crossing, All About My Mother, PLUS Saadi Yacef In-Person Tonight

Michael Vazquez | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Sunday's race wasn't the only marathon in town. As the New York Film Festival approaches year 50, the team at the Film Society of Lincoln Center is curating a year-long countdown.

Justin Timberlake Making Musical Comeback?

Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment

He was the young king of the music world before he stepped away to pursue his dream of film. Now, Justin Timberlake may be bringing his two careers to...

Major Oscar Winners Making Giant TV Leap

Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

From Zooey Deschanel and Christina Ricci to Dustin Hoffman, Ashton Kutcher and Jeff Daniels, TV has taken in an unusual number of established movie st...

Second City's Elaine May, Marlo Thomas, Woody Allen Wow!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

The new Broadway show Relatively Speaking is about the relatives -- your relatives. Hence, the title. The three one-act comedies are penned by Woody Allen, Second City alumna Elaine May, and Ethan Coen of the moviemaking Coen Brothers.

Sexpert Susie Bright: The Novel I Read a Million Jillion Times

Susie Bright | Posted 11.08.2011 | Books
Susie Bright

How did reading get to be such a faster-pussycat-hurry-up activity? We listen to favorite songs over and over without apology or distraction. They make us feel good, no explanation necessary. But with books, there's this myth that it takes a "long time".

What Joan Rivers and Marcel Proust Doodled on Their Mail

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home
Elana Estrin

Correspondence can speak volumes about the letter-writer. From idiosyncratic letterheads to sketches, stamps, cartoons and multiple-choice form letters, what do a letter's illustrations reveal?

Coen Brothers' Next Movie Revealed

Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment

In 2009, the Coen Brothers' "A Serious Man" introduced audiences to an uptight, uncertain man spiraling through a midlife crisis in 1960s Minnesota. F...

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

T Bone Burnett | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home
T Bone Burnett

For many of us, O Brother was part of a musical education. It helped extend an important Twentieth Century musical legacy into the Twenty-First Century.

Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Finney cares a great deal about his work, but very little about publicity. Nominated five times for an Oscar, he has never once attended the ceremony.

Berlin Film Festival: The World in Upheaval

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

One way for us to travel and experience what our fellow human beings are going through, is through cinema. And the Berlinale film highlights these kinds of films better than the Oscars or Golden Globes.

True Grit vs. Gruesome Grit

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan Z. Shore

In the case of the new True Grit -- the highly touted opus of the Coen brothers -- the gap between the original film and the remake couldn't be more treasonable... and more disturbing.

Tara Reid Makes Major Fail, Filmmakers Mock Her

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the mid-to-late-90's, Tara Reid made her name playing dumb blondes. If she has any complaints about type casting, this may not help. Speaking at a...