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Joel Coen

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  • E-reader: 'The Dudes Abide' by Alex Belth and more

    The Dudes Abide by Alex Belth, 90-minute read, $2.99, Kindle Single Pour yourself a white Russian and read about Alex Belth's days as a personal assistant on "The Big Lebowski" in his Kindle Single, "The Dudes Abide." Joel and Ethan Coen hired young...
  • Emmys 2014: Aw jeez, 'Fargo' snags 18 nominations, sets FX record

     Emmys 2014: Aw jeez, 'Fargo' snags 18 nominations, sets FX record
    The name "Fargo" obviously brings good fortune. The quirky 1996 Coen brothers movie was nominated for best picture and picked up two Oscars for actress Frances McDormand and writing. Now FX's acclaimed 10-part miniseries "Fargo" — which has no...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • BAFTA 2014: The complete winners/nominees list

    BEST FILM "12 Years a Slave" WINNER "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Gravity" "Philomena" OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM "Gravity" WINNER "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" "Philomena" "Rush" "Saving Mr. Banks" "The Selfish Giant"' OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY...
  • Cannes 2013: Palme d'Or goes to 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

    CANNES, France — The hometown favorite won big time at the Festival de Cannes on Sunday night as France's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" walked off with the Palme d'Or. In a highly unusual step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the...
  • Golden Globes 2014: After-parties were popping with corks, stars

    Golden Globes 2014: After-parties were popping with corks, stars
    If the Golden Globes can be understood as a fizzy, feel-good alternative to the sober valediction of March’s Academy Awards — where, unlike the Oscars, champagne flows and stars aggressively schmooze between speeches — the Globes after-...
  • Justin Timberlake knows his music on 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

     Justin Timberlake knows his music on 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    "It's fun to use my singing voice as part of a character," says pop superstar Justin Timberlake, describing how he toned down his vibrato and adjusted his guitar-strumming to portray clean-cut, early '60s folk singer Jim Berkey in the Coen brothers'...
  • Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'

    Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'
    One in a series of occasional articles about the lives and careers of character actors in Hollywood. Fred Melamed's timing has always been a bit askew. Melamed didn't marry until he was 42. He didn't become the father of twin boys until he was 47. And...
  • Cannes Film Festival preview: New work from perennial favorites

    Cannes Film Festival preview: New work from perennial favorites
    When the 66th Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday, it'll do so with a big bash of a movie, not in competition, already up and running in the U.S.: Baz Luhrmann's “The Great Gatsby,” based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's...
  • 'Fargo' limited series adds Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh

    'Fargo' limited series adds Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh
    FX's upcoming "Fargo" limited series is rounding out its cast, and has added some notable names, including "Breaking Bad's" Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh of "Private Practice." In case you've been crossing your fingers that AMC's "Breaking Bad" follow-up,...
  • John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers

    John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers
    John Goodman has long been the go-to guy for Joel and Ethan Coen when they need a big man to negotiate long, twisty monologues and blow his stack when necessary. (And it inevitably is.) In "Raising Arizona," "Barton Fink," "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"...