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Screengem: The Suspended Water Drop in Blood Simple

“Drip, drip, drip, drip … I shouldn’t laugh but I know I’m a failure in your eyes …” So sing mad Ayrshire rockers Biffy (f*****!) Clyro in their melancholic Black Chandelier, a dark song about light and shades. The celebrated Coen brothers’ much-darker-than-light first feature, Blood Simple (1984), ends with a character lying dying, gutshot […]

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Fashion & Film: Interview with Fargo Costume Designer Carol Case

It was Noah Hawley, novelist, producer, and screenwriter, who had the bold idea to create a television series based on the iconic Coen brothers film Fargo. Although loosely inspired by the 1996 classic, and showcasing different characters, the TV series Fargo still had high expectations to meet. And thanks to a great storyline, as well […]