Ethan Coen

Dec 24 2014

Unbroken

It would be an understatement to call the life of Louis Zamperini, as assiduously chronicled in Laura Hillenbrand’s absorbing best-seller “Unbroken”, difficult to comprehend. Emerging from a rough childhood to break all sorts of high school track records, a young Zamperini made his way to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, where he’d place only eighth but […]
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Dec 19 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis

“If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a folk song”, quips Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) after finishing a set in front of a familiar audience. That’s what it seems like we’re supposed to glean from Joel and Ethan Coen’s glimpse “Inside Llewyn Davis”, a wistfully downbeat, tragically comical film that transpires during […]
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