You may wonder, as you relish their stridently un-nostalgic re-creation of the Greenwich Village folk scene, just when Joel and Ethan Coen became so intimate with failure. Film after film, they give us bums, schlubs, and the occasional upright cop who can't always eye-of-the-tiger themselves into the triumphs that the leads in splashy Hollywood entertainments are supposed to. While often funny and alive with... More >>>