Coen Brothers Movies

Fargo: “THIS IS A TRUE STORY,” heralds the opening of the Coen’s 1996 film, Fargo. It goes on to state, “At the request of the survivors, the names have been changed. Out of respect for the dead, the rest has ...

Halloween (1978)

The opening scene of John Carpenter’s classic, Halloween (1978), is one of those scenes so surprising upon a first viewing, it can’t help but stick with you. Carpenter masterfully chooses to leave the audience ...

The Red Balloon (1956)

A world of magic, friendship and love is all contained in a single, perfect red balloon in Albert Lamorisse’s 1956 classic, The Red Balloon The film depicts a Paris almost completely unfamiliar to contemporary...

A Disappointing Follow Up

After the wild success of Borat in 2006, Sacha Baron Cohen took things to the obvious next level with Brüno. Unfortunately, the only thing the two really have in common is Cohen’s name. Brüno fails in nearly ev...

Ebertfest Preview My Winnipeg

“After a lifetime of many botched attempts, this time I’m leaving for good… again!” proclaims Canadian cult-filmmaker, Guy Maddin, in his latest film, My Winnipeg. The documentary is meant to tell the story of ...