Who would have thought you could combine the talents of George Clooney and Brad Pitt yet not focus on how suave and charming they are? The Coen Brothers, that's who. And they've added John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and J.K. Simmons into the dark spy-comedy Burn After Reading. After watching the trailer, knowing that I have to wait until September to see the full product, I'm going to hate toiling through summer more than the elderly. Note: the trailer is R-rated for language and the feeling of intense pleasure it gives you that is normally reserved for adults. Watch it below the cut or by clicking around iTunes.
Want to see Brad Pitt act like a dolt and George Clooney act like a womanizer (more than usual)? Believe me, you do, so watch these new Burn After Reading character featurettes. The variety and complexity of Pitt's dimwit expressions are guaranteed to impress.... / Continue →
Burn After Reading is one of the few upcoming films I'm able to look forward to without too much apprehension. The Coen Brothers have taken the screwball-crime-comedy genre that they made so beloved with Raising Arizona and The Big Lebowski and added the natural human desire to... / Continue →
Over at First Showing, the first production stills from the Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading have popped up. Of course, being that it's a new dark comedy from the Coens, I'm ridiculously enthusiastic about these images, but I can't help but feel there's a bit too much winking ... / Continue →