Sawbones is essentially two stories happening at once. First, there is the television show “Sawbones”, based on Veterinarian Varlan Smith (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and the coward Frank McCready (Steve Buscemi). Second, there is the drama of those watching the television show. Including that of a traveling vacuum salesman (John Slattery) and a dysfunctional married couple (John Goodman and Brooke Smith). It’s brilliant and odd.
"True Grit," the Coen brothers’ Western starring Jeff Bridges as a tough marshal hired by a stern young girl to track down her father’s killer,…
Senior Editor Jeff Goldsmith interviews co-writers and co-directors Joel and Ethan Coen about True Grit