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« Reply #60 on: May 08, 2003, 09:43:46 PM »
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I think my favorite is Barton Fink... but I have a soft spot for The Hudsucker Proxy, probably because it's the most maligned of all their stuff, which is too bad because I think it's absolutely hilarious, especially Leigh.
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« Reply #61 on: May 10, 2003, 12:50:02 AM »
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I'm extremely impressed with O' Brother and The Man Who Wasn't there. But I think that their best for me will remain Fargo.
Is it just me or do the Coen Brothers make the best movies to see in a theater? It's just a different experience all together, film wise.
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« Reply #62 on: May 10, 2003, 07:33:39 AM »
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I'm extremely impressed with O' Brother and The Man Who Wasn't there. But I think that their best for me will remain Fargo.
Is it just me or do the Coen Brothers make the best movies to see in a theater? It's just a different experience all together, film wise.


could not agree with you more. I saw the Big Lebowski in theaters, and although it is still a great movie, that first experience will never be matched





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« Reply #63 on: May 18, 2003, 04:00:46 PM »
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1) Fargo
2) Hudsucker Proxy
3) Miller's Crossing
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« Reply #64 on: May 18, 2003, 04:11:54 PM »
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i cant decide but i will say that the man who wasnt there blew nuts

since fargo they were on a roll lebowski and o brother were both fucking great

hudsucker was ok kinda not something i want to watch much

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« Reply #65 on: May 18, 2003, 04:59:44 PM »
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1. Miller's Crossing[/b][/size][/color]
GRADE, A++
2. Barton Fink[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A+
3. Raising Arizona[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A
4. The Big Lebowski[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A
5. O Brother, Where Art Thou?[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A
6. The Hudsucker Proxy[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A
7. Fargo[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A-
8. The Man Who Wasn't There[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, A-
9. Blood Simple[/b][/color][/size]
GRADE, B+
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« Reply #66 on: May 19, 2003, 09:52:48 AM »
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Goddamn Pikey, that quote fucking rocks!!!!  :P
Just saw Barton last night.
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« Reply #67 on: May 19, 2003, 03:22:51 PM »
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i'd have to say FARGO, but i pretty much like all the coen's films, except OBWAT, that one just through me, it was to comercial, but it was still good i guess, i also like MWWT, and miller's crossing i thought was preactically stolen from in road to perdition in terms of style.
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« Reply #68 on: May 19, 2003, 03:29:15 PM »
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ya see i think obwat is one their best films

it has a lot of heart and it works


hudsucker was meant to look like a capra film but it does not really connect the way it should

but OBWAT works, it does feel like a old film

i love it

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« Reply #69 on: May 25, 2003, 11:48:33 PM »
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so tough for me...

1. RAISING ARIZONA
2. THE BIG LEBOWSKI
3. BARTON FINK
4. THE MAN WHO WASNT THERE
5. FARGO
6. BLOOD SIMPLE
7. MILLERS CROSSING
8. O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU
9. HUDSUCKER PROXY

edit: just rewatched all their movies and completely changed list except for top 2.
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« Reply #70 on: May 26, 2003, 01:18:25 AM »
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so tough for me...

1. RAISING ARIZONA
2. THE BIG LEBOWSKI
3. FARGO
4. BARTON FINK
5. THE MAN WHO WASNT THERE
6. HUDSUCKER PROXY
7. MILLERS CROSSING
8. BLOOD SIMPLE
9. O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU


Your bottom two are the same as my bottom two, but transposed. However, the DVD commentary on Blood Simple is one of the best things the Coens have ever done.
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« Reply #71 on: May 26, 2003, 12:26:52 PM »
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honestly, the only reason BLOOD SIMPLE is so low, is because i only saw it once and it was 8 or 9 years ago.  i have seen all the other Coens since then but really only have a hazy memory of that one.  i am probably going to get all their movies pretty soon with FARGO coming out in the fall, so i am looking forward to seeing this one again.
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« Reply #72 on: May 27, 2003, 12:39:35 AM »
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Your bottom two are the same as my bottom two, but transposed.


What don't you like about "Blood Simple"?

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honestly, the only reason BLOOD SIMPLE is so low, is because i only saw it once and it was 8 or 9 years ago.


It's time for another viewing...quick.
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« Reply #73 on: May 27, 2003, 04:02:12 PM »
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Blood Simple is genius. The commentary on it is genius. The Coens are so genius it makes me happy. :(
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« Reply #74 on: May 27, 2003, 09:35:27 PM »
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I've read through this thread 3 or 4 times now.  This question hurts my head when I think about it.  But as it stands right now it looks like this:

1. The Big Lebowski
2. O Brother Where Art Thou
3. Raising Arizona
4. Fargo
5. Miller's Crossing
6. Barton Fink
7. Blood Simple
8. The Man Who Wasn't There
9. Hudsucker Proxy

There isn't a single one that I don't like, but if being forced.....

 

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