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Episode 62: The Coen-McDormand Sampler

We take a sampling of some of the most iconic offerings from one of film history's great collaborations.

Show Notes

After an unexpected hiatus, Logan and Andy are back! This time, they’re leaving boxing behind to discuss a trio of films that highlight the brilliant trifecta that is Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, and Frances McDormand. It’s what we call THE COEN-MCDORMAND SAMPLER! From directorial debuts to espionage satire, the boys discuss 1984’s Blood Simple, 1996’s Fargo, and 2008’s Burn After Reading. With the focus being on Frances McDormand’s career as a Coen mainstay, how does each of her performances fare? Are there thematic similarities in each film? How do the Coens evolve with McDormand through the years? Find out in this thrilling new episode of ODD TRILOGIES! 

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Freelance writer out of Indianapolis. Co-host of Odd Trilogies podcast. Whether it's films or television, I'm always down to watch!

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Wishes he could forego sleep to watch more movies. Besides co-hosting Odd Trilogies and writing reviews, Andy builds Gundam models, loves on his three cats, and spends way too much time managing his Plex server. You can follow his movie-watching habits on Letterboxd.

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