Raising Arizona & Barton Fink
Coen Brothers’ RAISING ARIZONA (PG-13, 1987, 94 min)
Vowing to go straight, a convenience store bandit (Nicolas Cage) proposes marriage to a police department photographer (Holly Hunter). All is wedded bliss until they discover she's unable to get pregnant and are turned down by every adoption agency in town. It does not take long before they realize the only solution is to kidnap one of the town's celebrated quintuplets and hit the road!
The Coen Brothers’ BARTON FINK (R, 1991, 116 min)
Set in 1940s Hollywood, Barton Fink (John Turturro) is a Broadway playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low-budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then... nothing! Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie (John Goodman) helps out by teaching Barton about wrestling, the clock is ticking and Barton's life is spinning out of control.
Friday, May 15