Blu-ray Review: NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN – Collector’s edition.
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Apr05

Blu-ray Review: NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN – Col...

Buena Vista Home entertainmentRelease date: April 7, 2009MSRP: $39.99Director: Joel and Ethan CoenStars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly MacDonaldWriters:Joel and Ethan Coen (Screenplay), Cormic McCarthy (novel)Years from now, it is likely that NcfOM will be viewed as the crowning achievement in the storied career of the brothers Coen. A loaded cast, armed with excellent direction and a fantastic script, took what was a promising project and parked it in the cheap seats.As is often the case, the Coens do an excellent job of casting. With any other director(s) we would have likely been handed a...

DVD/Blu-ray Info: Collector’s Edition of No Country for Old Men announced. Feb06

DVD/Blu-ray Info: Collector’s Edition of No ...

Buena Vista Home Entertainment has announced they will release the No Country For Old Men collector’s edition on DVD (3-disc) and Blu-ray (2-disc) on April 7th.Extras will be the same for both:The Making of No Country for Old MenWorking with the CoensThe Diary of a Country SheriffNew features:Josh Brolin’s Unauthorized Behind-the-ScenesQ & A with Joel and Ethan Coen, Roger Deakins and the sound and production design teamsa Charlie Rose interview with the CoensBrolin and Javier BardemEW.com’s Just a Minute… with Javier Bardem,Q & A from the Variety Screening seriesFootage of an in-store appearance with Bardem...

DVD Review: No Country for Old Men
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Mar26

DVD Review: No Country for Old Men

In the interests of full disclosure, I should state that I am a big fan of Ethan and Joel Coen. Even their…less impressive works are fun and stand out from the standard crap that Hollywood feeds us. Wheezy Joe (from Intolerable Cruelties) still makes me laugh out loud. Even being a fan of the Coens, I was rocked by the masterpiece that is No Country for Old Men. This is a brilliant adaptation of a very good novel. As is often the case, the Coens do an excellent job of casting. With any other director(s) we would have likely been handed a star-studded cast. Each of whom was picked for their name, not what they would have brought to...

DVD Info: Release date (and cover art) announced for No Country for Old Men.
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Jan25

DVD Info: Release date (and cover art) announced f...

Buena Vista Home Entertainment has set a release date for the DVD of the Coen Brothers No Country for Old Men. The DVD will hit stores on March 11th and will have a SRP of $26.99At this time, the only features announced are three featurettes:Working with the Coens: Reflections of Cast and CrewThe Making of No Country for Old Men Diary of a Country SheriffThe film is based on the novel, of the same name, by Pulitzer Prize winning-author Cormic McCarthy.The story begins when Llewelyn Moss (BROLIN) finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back. When Moss takes...

Toronto Film critics declare No Country best film, Viggo best performance.
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Dec20

Toronto Film critics declare No Country best film,...

The Toronto Film Critics association named No Country for Old Men the best film of 2007.Ethan and Joel Coen also won best director and screenplay for the film, and Javier Bardem picked up the award for best supporting actor.Viggo Mortenson won best actor for his role in David Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises.The award for best actress was split between Ellen Page (Juno) and Julie Christie (Away from Her) and Cate Blanchett snagged the best supporting actress award for I’m Not There.