Coen Brothers

Best Supporting Actor 2016:  Mark Rylance in “Bridge of Spies”

Best Line:  “Would it Help?” Can you win an Oscar for a role with perhaps 30 lines of dialogue? (most memorable — and thrice repeated:  “would it help?”). If so, Mark Rylance is a lock for his stunning portrayal of Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg’s superb “Bridge of Spies” (at least for me,...
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Coen Bros’ "A Serious Man"

The Hebrew School Connection [Editor’s Note: ‘A Serious Man’ isn’t a mystery, so revealing the ending isn’t exactly ruining it. However, if you plan to see it and would rather be surprised . . . stop reading here. Regular blog readers may recall that I ran a post, “Economic Stimulus –Local Version” commenting on the...
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