TV commercial (PSA): Directed (with brother Ethan Coen
) commercial for Reality Coalition ("There Is No Clean Coal")
4 Print Biographies |
13 Interviews |
14 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Roderick Jaynes | Joel
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[upon winning the Oscar for Best Director for No Country for Old Men
(2007)] In the late '60s, when [brother Ethan Coen
] was 11 or 12, he got a suit and a briefcase and we went to the Minneapolis International Airport with a Super 8 camera and made a movie about shuttle diplomacy called "Henry Kissinger, Man on the Go". And, honestly, what we do now doesn't feel much different from what we were ...
Used to receive sole credit as director for the Coen brothers movies', but has always directed films with his brother Ethan Coen
(they also write and produce their films together). This was changed with The Ladykillers
(2004), and now they both receive credit for directing and producing.
Use of phones ringing for long periods of time before a character answers of at all. Tom Reagan in Millers Crossing, The Dude in The Big Lebowski, Anton Chigurh in No Country For Old Men and Barton Fink.