"No Country For Old Men" ***

I screened the latest from the Coen Brothers Wednesday night (currently getting a whooping 95/85% on Rotten Tomatoes). Let's call this one "Blood Simple" on steroids! Javier Bardem enters cinema legend as one of the biggest badasses ever portrayed on the silver screen. However, I'm not prepared to give it the "best movie of the year" tag a lot of critics are handing out. Suspenseful, humorous (in the classic Coen Brothers tradition), and utterly gory, the film will have you gripping the handles of your seat (or the hand of the person next to you)-especially when Bardem is around. However, ultimately, the ending left me baffled. Definitely worth seeing-but not if violence is not your cup of tea. Powerful!!

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