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Blood Simple (1985 movie)

34 Ratings: 3.3
Art House & International movie directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

A man hires a sleazy private eye to have his wife & her lover killed byt the killer decides that murdering the husband would be the perfect crime instead. Studio: Tcfhe/mgm Release Date: 09/16/2008 Starring: M Emmett Walsh Dan Hedaya Run time: 96 … see full wiki

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genre: Foreign
4 reviews about Blood Simple (1985 movie)
review by . November 01, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
A not so little known fact is that The Coen Brother's violent Texas drama, No Country For Old Men isn't they're first foray into the dusty and desolate landscape of The Lone Star State and it's dangerous and dirty side.  They're first movie took place there too and it's a real piece of film noir.      Blood Simple's ttile comes from the idea that it's impossible to commit a perfect murder.  Even when it looks like the evidance is gone, something comes up and throws …
Quick Tip by . October 06, 2009
Surly saloon owner hires dirty PI to spy on his wife cheating on him with a bartender. Twists and turns and nobody is on the level. Great.
review by . January 23, 2009
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Abby Marty (Frances McDormand) is running away from husband Julian Marty (Dan Hedaya), known simply as "Marty". She's hitched a ride with Ray (John Getz), who works for Marty at his bar. When they stop at a hotel the affair starts. Little do they know that Marty has a private investigator on them, Loren Visser (M. Emmett Walsh), taking pictures of their more intimate moments. Ray and Abby return to town instead of running away, but Abby refuses to move back in with Marty.     Marty, …
review by . July 14, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
The Coen Brothers, who ingeniously draw plot lines that come out of a hat, really deliver in `Blood Simple.' At the opening a narrator tells us in this DVD edition, this film is a prototype of the independent movie. It's easy to see why. `Blood Simple is simply one of the best twist of fate movies ever conceived. If you loved 'Fargo' or 'A Simple Plan,' then this movie is a must.    Taking place in Texas, Julian Marty (Dan Hedaya) owns a bar, but keeps most of his tabs on his …
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