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Three Films. One Vote.

The Big Lebowski
7 (31.8%)
Fargo
11 (50%)
No Country For Old Men
4 (18.2%)

Total Members Voted: 22

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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2018, 03:17:06 PM »
The Big Lebowski easily gets my vote.

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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2018, 06:42:24 PM »
This is tough, I had to go back to my Top 100 and will just go with my original line up. All are in my top 20,

No Country,
Big Leb
Fargo..
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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2018, 07:20:49 PM »
I'd put Hail Caesar on the same level as Lebowski or O Brother, which is still really good.  I think they have the potential to do as well as these three polled, and they keep trying new genres, which means that they have the potential to produce good or great unique films.
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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2018, 07:22:27 PM »
Their last masterpiece is only 4-5 years old, I don't see any reason they couldn't make another.

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« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2018, 07:28:26 PM »
and another
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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2018, 07:54:18 PM »
Maybe it's just me, but I always thought of an artist having a singular masterpiece.

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« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2018, 07:55:57 PM »
Maybe it's just me, but I always thought of an artist having a singular masterpiece.

I agree, but I guess I've come around to people using "masterpiece" as just meaning "something great".

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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2018, 08:09:11 PM »
Went with No Country, but none of these are close to their best films.

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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2018, 10:22:12 PM »
Maybe it's just me, but I always thought of an artist having a singular masterpiece.

Beethoven has the 5th and 9th symphonies and the 3rd and 5th Piano Concerto. Maybe the 9th stands above them all but hard not to say the others aren't also masterpieces.   
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Re: Coen Brothers Deathmatch
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2018, 10:46:29 PM »