The Big Lebowski (1998)

An extremely charming, delightful, quotable comedy from the Coens. The characters are the highlight of the film. The Dude is supremely lovable, and his story, in that typical Coens kind of heightened reality, is a delight to follow. The great characters, and the iconic dialogue, make it one of those very rare comedies that actually…

Fargo (1996)

Another brilliant triumph from the Coens. There’s so much one can unpack regarding the film, but at its heart it’s just an extremely well-made, well-told story. The characters are so memorable, so strong, so well-performed. The story is iconic. The film is just bursting with brilliance, from the humanistic warmth of Marge and Norm, to…