The Canon 63 | 2/8/16
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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In celebration of the release of the latest Coen brothers film Hail, Ceaser!, Devin & Amy discuss their 2000 adventure film O Brother, Where Art Though?. The movie is based on the epic poem Odyssey. It stars George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson as 3 chain gang fugitives who escape from prison to find a treasure in the American South and have many adventures along the way. Listen as Devin & Amy get deep into one of the Coen brothers most playful and comedic films -- and head to the forums on Wolfpop to cast the deciding vote!


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johnrigby5
johnrigby5
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Just a heads-up: Caesar is misspelled in the episode summary.

henseldanny
henseldanny
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I vote yes, but with the caveat that I would have put eight or nine of their films in before this one. However, O Brother is such a great movie anyway that I have to support it. I have to admit, your commentaries revealed some things I had not thought about previously, and I'll have to go and re-watch it.

rhalst
rhalst
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I vote yes, based on the films own merits.
I'd never really given O Brother much thought, I liked it, but I saw it as a lesser Coen Brothers film, after the podcast I dusted off my DVD and gave it another look. I enjoyed it a lot. There are 5 other Coen Brothers films I also like a lot and would vote them into the Canon, and that shouldn't reflect negatively on this film. It's really good and in my opinion Canon-worthy.