Wednesday, January 27, 2010

On "A Serious Man"

From The Dispatch:
Each piece of "A Serious Man" fits like a puzzle, but it's the kind of puzzle from which many different solutions can be derived. Viewers will find it to be a fascinating viewing experience open to their own interpretations, be they religious, secular or somewhere in between. The Coens' humor cuts deep, and "A Serious Man" is ultimately something quite beautiful. Larry Gopnik may seem to fail at everything he attempts, but the Coens seem to be the exact opposite, turning his tale of righteous suffering into a parable for the ages.
Click here to read my full review.

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