Full Cast and Crew. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. I know that not everyone bats 1,, but at least we know for a fact that the Coens picked themselves way up after this minor effort. A Serious Man With the help of hard charging private investigator Gus Petch, she has Rex nailed and is looking forward to the financial independence a successful divorce will bring. Like I said, the script is weak, but I blame it on the two co-writers whose last names are not Coen.
She files for divorce, demanding a large property settlement. Dec 30, Rating: Yep, I nailed his ass.
I thought the Coen Brothers look at divorce court lawyers’ lives in this comedy with a twist was actually pretty interesting. George Clooney plays Miles Massey, a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. Richard Jenkins as Freddy Bender.
Colin Linden as Father Scott. Bored Miles asks the fascinating Marylin to dinner, where they flirt. Nicholas Shaffer as Waiter.
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We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Kitana Baker as Santa Fe Tart. Marylin then tells Miles that to get Donaly’s help for supplying Doyle, she gave him an idea for a hit TV show, restoring his fortunes in the process: Great chemistry between George and Catherine. Inside Llewyn Davis To prove that he has no interest in her fortune, he signs the Massey prenup, but she tears it up. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
This is the Coens dabbling in the mainstream, and bending it to their will. Add the first question. You want tact you call a tactician. She finds the now-penniless Donaly living on the street, still clutching his Emmy statuette. Film score popblues.
Weekend Box Office Results: The Coens do an efficient job of stamping their signature grotesquerie on sumptuous Beverly Hills and Las Vegas settings and ladling on gallows humor and malice, sometimes with the verve of early Robert Zemeckis. However, she admits that she is disenchanted with her wealthy but lonely life.
Top 26 of Later, Miles, Marylin and their lawyers meet to negotiate a divorce. Goofs During Miles’s keynote speech at the NOMAN convention, his hair repeatedly goes from being perfect combed to the side to falling onto his forehead, even though he never touches it.
Yet it’s here, witty dialogue delivered with verve. Movies just don’t get better.
Intolerable Cruelty Theatrical release poster. When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another inholerable quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. Marylin is the soon-to-be ex-wife of his client Rex Rexroth, a wealthy real estate developer and habitual philanderer.
Joel CoenEthan Coen uncredited.
The divorce is granted, but Marylin gets nothing, and Miles’ ancient boss, Herb Myerson Tom Aldredgecongratulates him. Sarah Sorkin Jonathan Hadary The words alone, so often said with admiration and esteem, the item itself so little seen, its akin to invoking “Shangri-La”, and yet here is the real deal, unexpected particularly for the casting of its chief stars. Cedric the Entertainer as Gus Petch. Edit Did You Know? Stereotypes are skewered, and deception and hustling run rampant.
Zeta Jones was decent, she pulled off her role, although she still isn’t a first-rate actress in my eyes. May 6, Full Review…. A Guide to the Films of the Coen Brothers. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. However, Howard destroys it during the wedding, as a demonstration of love.