TV commercial (PSA): Directed (with brother Joel Coen
) commercial for Reality Coalition ("There Is No Clean Coal"), 2009.
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
13 Interviews |
14 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
We aren't the grandfathers of any movement. In the 1980s, the so-called indie film movement was a media creation. What I found irritating is that 'independent' became an encomium. If it was independent, it was supposed to be good, and studio films were bad. Obviously, there are bad independent films and good studio films.
The Coen Brothers are noted for their unusual writing process of not only eschewing outlines, but of not even concerning themselves what their story is about or who their characters are before beginning to write their screenplays. They will simply begin writing any scene they think up that they find to be interesting. Then, if they think of an interesting idea for a following scene, they will ...