• The Coen Brothers Used No Country For Old Men As A Sort Of Casting Call

    21 hours ago - By Slash Film

    "No Country For Old Men" is a stand-out film for Joel and Ethan Coen, finally earning the brothers an Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Director. It is also one of their darkest films. The story is similar to "Fargo" - an incompetent man gets drawn into a criminal scheme and tries to make it out with a big payday - but "No Country" is devoid of the black comedy that made "Fargo" so distinctive. Instead, there's only palpable dread, and the unnerving sense that you can't halt pure evil, personified in the film by the hitman Anton Chigurh There's another key way in which the film feels...
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