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Old 08-30-18, 01:50 PM
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Joel and Ethan Coen’s western “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” hits November 16th
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Re: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018, D: The Coen Brothers) -- Netflix

I'm really getting bummed out about all the Netflix stuff that potentially won't get any kind of physical release.

Scorsese
Welles
Herzog
Coen
Cuaron
Baumbach.

such a shame.
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Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
I'm really getting bummed out about all the Netflix stuff that potentially won't get any kind of physical release.

Scorsese
Welles
Herzog
Coen
Cuaron
Baumbach.

such a shame.
Uhhh...I hadn't thought about it, but that is a VERY good point!!
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Re: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018, D: The Coen Brothers) -- Netflix

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
I'm really getting bummed out about all the Netflix stuff that potentially won't get any kind of physical release.

Scorsese
Welles
Herzog
Coen
Cuaron
Baumbach.

such a shame.
I haven't had a physical release in a while myself...
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Re: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018, D: The Coen Brothers) -- Netflix

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
I'm really getting bummed out about all the Netflix stuff that potentially won't get any kind of physical release.

Scorsese
Welles
Herzog
Coen
Cuaron
Baumbach.

such a shame.
I'll be getting a Bluray for The Other Side of the Wind for contributing to the crowdsourcing campaign. I would hope some of these other big names would negotiate some sort of terms that allow a physical release after X amount of time. Just as they are negotiating theatrical release.
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Can someone remind me what each of those guys has made for Netflix?
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Can someone remind me what each of those guys has made for Netflix?
Scorsese - The Irishman (forthcoming)
Welles - The Other Side of the Wind (forthcoming)
Herzog - a couple of documentaries
Coen - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (forthcoming)
Cuaron - Roma (forthcoming)
Baumbach - The Meyerowitz Stories
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I’m pretty sure Roma is getting a theatrical release. It was filmed in 70mm.
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I’m pretty sure Roma is getting a theatrical release. It was filmed in 70mm.
It is, so is Scruggs. It is just a matter of how big, considering most chains don't want to run them.

Netflix Eyes Awards-Season Theatrical Release Dates For ‘Buster Scruggs’, ’22 July’ & ‘Roma’
https://deadline.com/2018/08/netflix...on-1202454308/
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I would hope some of these other big names would negotiate some sort of terms that allow a physical release after X amount of time. Just as they are negotiating theatrical release.
Agreed.
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This drops on Friday. Currently 94% on RT.
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I’ll definitely check it out this weekend. That trailer looks great, although the Tim Blake Nelson segment almost looks like it’s a parody of Coen Bros. films.
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Yeah, I know what I'm watching tomorrow night after some Red Dead Redemption 2
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According to this piece in today's NY Times, SCRUGGS sneaked in and out of theaters already and is sneaking back in, but only in a few:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/m...r-scruggs.html

After the opening weekend, anyone looking to see the film between Monday and Thursday this week would have been out of luck. (On Friday, the Coens’ film will reopen in a handful of theaters on the same day it begins streaming on Netflix.
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
According to this piece in today's NY Times, SCRUGGS sneaked in and out of theaters already and is sneaking back in, but only in a few:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/m...r-scruggs.html
Probably just enough to qualify for year-end awards.
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A few great shorts and some truly awesome cinematography but I did find most of it unremarkable and forgettable.
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Currently watching. The first two stories are straight up Blazing Saddles territory, but I’m liking the seriousness of the following ones (I’m on “Girl/Rattled” right now)
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holy fuck, i just saw the trailer for first time. seeing this tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Reminds me of the last few coen films. Intelligent, perfectly shot, subtle in ways that will take time to develop. Llewyn Davis is still better, but the cadence of buster was enchanting. I will have to watch the back half again.
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A few great shorts and some truly awesome cinematography but I did find most of it unremarkable and forgettable.
Same here.

Spoiler:
I was hoping the final "chapter" would tie it all together, but it doesn't really...very strange.
I'll watch the Stagecoach short again to make sure I got it, however...

The shorts are more independent of each than anything else.
UnCoen-like IMO.

Most of the acting was very good, although some actors had problems selling their Ol' West accents.

I also noticed the gamma was slightly raised during some of the chapters (i.e., Stagecoach).
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I enjoyed almost all the shorts. The Liam Neeson short was the only one I didn’t care for. The rest were all good to great.

Like the poster above, I was expecting the last short to tie them all together but before the final short even started I kind of figured it wouldn’t because they all felt so disconnected from one another.

I think my overall favorite was the second epside with James Franco (Near Algodones). I’d recommend the movie to any fans of the Coens and westerns.



After seeing this and True Grit I hope to see the Coens make another Western sometime soon.
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Am I the only one who has a hard time accepting this new crisp look that all Netflix originals have?
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