Joel Coen

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, chapter by chapter

Tomorrow morning, millions of people all over the world are going to have a wonderful gift beamed directly to them in the form of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. We unravel the Coen brothers' Netflix western anthology yarn by yarn.

Hail, Caesar! Blu-ray Review

The Coen bros may not be at the top of their game for Hail, Caesar!, but even a minor work from these major filmmakers is worth a second (or third) look.

For the Love of Fargo

In honour of this week's release of Hail, Caesar, Dork Shelf's critics will be writing about some of their past favourite Coen Bro movies, starting with the 1996 classic Fargo.

Bridge of Spies Review

Should we hold Spielberg to a higher standard just because he's Spielberg? Jason Gorber's review of Bridge of Spies examine this and other questions.

May’s Blu-Ray Round-up

In this month's round-up of the best in home entertainment we look at wartime classic The Great Escape, the little known Sam Raimi/Coen Brothers team-up Crimewave, the criminally underrated Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle The Last Stand, Jackie Chan's Police Story films, the cult favourite Repo Man, Spalding Gray's Swimming to Cambodia, and Godard's Band of Outsiders.

The Nic Cage Project: Raising Arizona

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes a look at the Coen brothers' Raising Arizona – playing tonight at the Lightbox.