Friday, July 15, 2011
Vintage Coen Brothers Interview
I love finding old interviews with my favorite filmmakers, done when they were but wee, fresh-faced young'uns (I guess I like to be constantly reminded of the passage of time and my own fading youth and whatnot), so I was pretty happy when I found this interview with the Coen brothers circa the time of Blood Simple's release. I'm sure most folks aren't of the same opinion, but I really dig Coen brothers interviews—mostly because they aren't what most people would consider riveting interviews. Yes, they've made some of the most consistently brilliant movies of their generation, but they're still just a couple of low-key, charmingly awkward nerds. (This is not meant as an insult, by the way; I'm sure my nerdy self'd be the same way in an interview.) My only complaint with this particular interview: too damn short.