The Coen brothers’ 1996 classic Fargo is prefaced with the following text:
Ambiguous dreams, tornadoes and a narrating cowboy
A handy guide to the films parodied in the Coens' spoof of the Golden Age of Hollywood
'They're weirdly in tune with each other.'
This time it's more Mad Men, less Breaking Bad
The set design is incredible
(15) Dir. Joel Coen + Ethan Coen; Starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, 105mins
The Coen Brothers are to adapt their Oscar-winning film Fargo into a television series starring Billy Bob Thornton.
Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed has been named the best movie remake in a poll of film fans.
Hula hooping is this summer's fitness fad, promising not just to firm your abs but boost confidence, mood – and even sex drive. Harriet Walker discovers it's trickier than it looks
Russia, Korea, Greece, France...the world delivered as much good cinema as you could wish for – just forget about Hollywood
Other than being their first Western, this Oscar-nominated retread of a John Wayne classic is a typical Coen brothers' affair.
If the Coen brothers sparked a desire to experience the Wild West with True Grit, then you might be tempted by Ranch Rider's holidays. A stay at Lonesome Spur, in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana, lets you play at being a cowboy by helping with calving and rounding up cattle during spring. A week, with all meals, activities and transfers included, costs £679 per person and is valid for a start date of 23 or 24 April. Flights not included.
As millions prepare to tune in for Sunday's Academy Awards, let Geoffrey Macnab play the role of Hollywood quizmaster
Watching the Academy Awards could send anyone to sleep, even if they're in the correct time zone. But organising your own sweepstake is one way to add some extra drama to proceedings on Sunday night.