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Miller's Crossing / FS Madness Sweet 16

Note: your "Coen Brothers Ranked" lists may need some readjusting. Especially if you haven't seen - or haven't seen in a long while - the Coens densely plotted and impeccably cast third feature, MILLER'S CROSSING. The period gangster picture was a revelatory experience in Josh's early cinematic life, but it had been a couple decades since his last visit. Likewise for Adam. After getting unceremoniously bounced in the first round of the Best of the 90s Filmspotting Madness tournament, they decided to give "Crossing" another look and find it somehow an even greater achievement than those ecstatic first impressions. A couple decades watching Coen Brothers movies can, it seems, help you see even their earlier work more clearly. (And, oh man, that Carter Burwell score.) All that, plus Filmspotting Madness round two results and third-round matchups.

0:00-1:30 - Intro
3:54-41:52 - Sacred Cow: "Miller's Crossing"
Carter Burwell, "Miller's Crossing Theme"
45:40-50:39 - Next Week / Notes
50:39-1:03:36 - Filmspotting Madness: Sweet 16
Stealers Wheel, "Stuck In The Middle With You"
1:05:50-1:26:44 - Filmspotting Madness: Sweet 16, cont
1:26:44-1:29:13 - Close     

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