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O Brother, Where Art Thou?
28 September 2011
Summary: 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' is an amusing romp through 1930s Depression-era folklore and local color. Loosely inspired by Homer's The Odyssey and Preston Sturges's 'Sullivan's Travels,' the fantasy comedy is a wild ride with a strange array of caricatures and situations, and it features a great...
Conclusion: If you are looking for a fun movie filled with great music and an original premise, this is the movie for you. The movie sports an amazing cast and toe tapping songs from T-Bone Burnett and it’s never looked or sounded better than this Blu-ray release.
Excerpt: What if Homer's Odyssey were written by red-neck hicks in the early half of the 20th century? What if Homer had a penchant for drinking to much corn liquor? Better yet, what if the Odyssey were written by Mark Twain? You'd have O Brother Where Art Thou .
Excerpt: Coen Bros brukar kasta sig mellan vitt skilda miljöer för varje ny film. Och "O Brother..." är enligt dem själva Homeros "Odysséen" genom The Three Stooges (det sistnämnda ett fenomen mer bekant för brödernas landsmän än för oss andra, vågar jag väl hävda).