I love the Coen Brothers films, and so does Little White Lies, who have put together a little list of some of their most memorable characters.
I am particularly fond of Marge Gunderson from Fargo played by Frances McDormand and Ed from Raising Arizona played by Holly Hunter.The Coen Brothers latest film, Hail, Caesar! is out on March 4th.
Torment and glee are almost interchangeable looks in the contradictory movie land of Joel and Ethan Coen, a place where absurdity, darkness, and comeuppance cohere in diabolically clever ways. Often, the heightened, exaggerated, stymied, shocked, and baffled faces of their protagonists help establish this tricky mix of tones. So in honour of the Coens’ latest film, Hail, Cesar!, which continues their lifelong obsession with declarative mugs, here are eight memorably expressive faces from their estimable canon.