and Ethan Coen
always edit their movies themselves under the pseudonym Roderick Jaynes. During the rundown of the Achievement in Film Editing nominees, a picture of a Dust Bowl-era farmer (which the Coens found in a book) was shown instead of one of Joel and Ethan. The Coens insist so strongly that Roderick Jaynes is real that, had "he" won the Best Editing Oscar, they would not have accepted the award, even on "his" behalf. See more
The topics they tackle are as diverse as they are important. Political repression in Iran. The grueling and vicious competition in the world of sports. A scathing indictment of health code violations in the restaurant industry. These searingly painful documentaries are both tragic...
Steve? We're doing Animated Features. Ehm, a cute little rat, chubby wubby surfing penguins...
What about the girl in Iran?
Eh, animated, Steve. You know, serious subject, but, but ...