The Coen Brothers are one of the most dynamic director duos of all time. They have been nominated for and won Oscars for their numerous films such as No Country for Old Men based on Cormac McCarthy’s the book of the same name and 2013’s True Grit remake. Not to mention the cult classic The Big Lebowski, and recent Oscar winner Three Billboards Outside Billings, Montana. So I’m pretty sure you have heard of them!
Film critic Adam Nayman has written a book called The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, that goes over all the basic Coen brothers things you should know about spanning from their childhood, interviews and overall analysis of their life work.
The book features stills, infographics and “some Grand Unified Theory of Coen-ness” and we cannot wait to get our hands on it!
If you plan on winning an Oscar for best original or adapted screenplay, you might want to pick up this book for some tips in creating complex characters. Film is all about team work, working with acclaimed cinematographers, editors and actors which will make such a great difference in your future films. This book gives the rundown on what makes the Coen Brothers so uniquely great!
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