I’ve never been on the Cohen brother’s bandwagon. Where some people see genius, I see convoluted plotting, snail-pace story-telling and sometimes arrogant stylised techniques. Aside from the True Grit remake and parts of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, I don’t … Continue reading No Country for Old Men (2007) Review
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! There is a tradition in television of creating obnoxious, sharp and cruel characters who deep-down, … Continue reading Olive Kitteridge (Mini-Series) TV Review
Taking the story of a movie and transferring it to the small screen isn’t a new idea. For years shows have started as movies and found a more lucrative and popular fanbase in television. Kids cartoons have been doing it for years to … Continue reading Is making movies into TV shows a good idea?
Fargo falls into the same traps that a few of the Coen Brothers movies do – it feels incomplete. From Burn After Reading to No Country for Old Men, I always feel like there should be more. The story that is … Continue reading Fargo (1996) Review