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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

63 Ratings: 3.5
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Director: Joel Coen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: December 22, 2000
MPAA Rating: PG-13
6 reviews about O Brother, Where Art Thou?
review by . January 15, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
*** out of ****      Homer's "The Odyssey" is like the Shakespearean wonder of epic poems; it's difficult or perhaps even impossible to adapt. But that doesn't stop Joel and Ethan Coen for giving it a shot. And I'm glad they did. "O Brother, Where Art Thou" is a Coen Brothers film loosely based on Homer's masterpiece, and it entertains accordingly. In all honesty, I can say that it's the best Homer adaptation we can get considering …
review by . November 01, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Out on the Big Rock Candy Mountain, George Clooney met Homer.
The Coens told a big fib when they said that Fargo was based on a real life event, only to reveal after the fact that it wasn't.  Going in to see this film and seeing the proclamation that it's based on The Odysey could turn people off until you see our hapless heroes battling a cyclops, lured by sirens by the water and a wife named Penny.  Even real life events are given a unique spin such as a famous guitar player named Tommy Johnson or a cantankerous Governer played by Charles …
Quick Tip by . October 19, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I had to watch it twice to be able to laugh. The first time through everything was just a wee bit too funny to laugh. The second time through I had to pause it at several points. To paraphrase: Its a cinematic oddity; two seconds from guffawing everywhere.
Quick Tip by . November 01, 2009
The Coen's road movie in the depression with convicts having many adventures. Silly at times but endearing in the end.
review by . June 25, 2004
Pros: Coen Brothers film - high expectations - good soundtrack      Cons: bad acting, bad script, nonsensical plot, made fun of Southerners     The Bottom Line: Bad acting,bad accents, script and all around feel of this film. A real lame o!     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. What a disappointment this film was. We are big fans of the Coen Brothers so of course we couldn't wait for this to come out. …
review by . January 15, 2002
Pros: scenery tho stark was beautiful     Cons: confusing story line     The Bottom Line: Just didn't do it for me           The Oracle says: Musetta Vander has a Bacon number of 2.       Musetta Vander was in Gunshy (1998) with Diane Lane    Diane Lane was in My Dog Skip (2000) with Kevin Bacon ***         I’m gently learning to admire country but I never will …
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