Sunday, August 06, 2006

Movie Log: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

The Wife and I watched this a few nights ago. There was a point when I'd seen all of the Coen Brothers' movies and considered myself a big fan of theirs, but somehow I missed a bunch after Fargo and have been catching up ever since. By the evidence of this week, I'm still five or six years behind.

I'm afraid the details of the movie are swiftly escaping me; it was a good picaresque story, but I'm already losing track of what happened before what. It was a gorgeous-looking movie, full of interesting actors given good lines to say, and I enjoyed it from start to finish. But I don't have much more than that to say about it; I guess I'm better at talking about things I don't like.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The DVD has a really fascinating feature on, of all things, the color balance. The Coens actually digitized the entire movie, and essentially "photoshopped" each scene to get just the sort of emotional/color tone they wanted. A complexity of technology and attention to detail that one doesn't normally see outside of SF movies.

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