This title explores the creative works of famous directors Ethan and Joel Coen. Films analyzed include O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and True Grit. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of the Coen brothers. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.