Friday, June 3, 2011
Now I have seen only a few movies made by the Coen brothers. (All I got are Raising Arizona, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Fargo.) But I managed to get a sense on what Joel and Ethan were trying to accomplish in their movies. One of them was using violence gratuitously.
Anyway, Miller's Crossing I liked for its simplicity of things. The dialogue, the violence, everything. And this is from the duo responsible for the bloodfest that is Fargo.
Miller's Crossing is one of the more unconventional gangster movies I've seen. It doesn't rely on blood and bullets, just the conscience of the lead character. That, in my opinion, I like very much.
My Rating: ****1/2