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Groundbreaking Films: Miller's Crossing

The gangster film is one of the first genres to take root in Hollywood once sound was introduced to the medium in the late twenties. Beginning with classics like Scarface (1932), Little Caesar (1931), Public Enemy (1931), and Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) to the later classics like the award-winning Godfather trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990), Scorsese’s Goodfellas (1990), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), and Brian DePalma’s campy Scarface (1983). One of the best and the one that is likely the funniest, is the Coen Brothers’ 1990 masterpiece Miller’s Crossing, a noir so rich in its extraordinary dialogue, inventive in its storytelling arc and superb in its acting performances, makes its snub by the Academy Awards and failure at the box office an almost too difficult fact to reconcile. The Coen Brothers have always used genre as an opening to explore their creative preoccupations and philosophical questions about chance, morality, meaninglessness by way of their dark, absurdist humor and Miller’s Crossing stands as one of their greatest works. Here are some of the great lines that are now cinematic memes:...


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