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02 February 2011

Movie Night - Barton Fink

Barton Fink stares down the hallway of the Hotel Earle

Barton Fink is a serious writer.

He takes pride in his knowing, deep down, what the "common man" is thinking and wants in life.

When he is hired by Capitol Movie Studios to write a wresting picture starring Wallace Berry, he moves from New York to Los Angeles, taking up residence in the Hotel Earle.

After an uncomfortable meeting with his neighbor, Charlie, it becomes clear that Barton is in the throws of a bad case of writers block.

Struggling to, not only finish his movie script, but keep his sanity, Barton Fink is a movie that has been dissected and written about since its debut.

Check it out!  (WP)(AMG)(IMDB)


  1. This movie is a hidden jem. In the long line of Cohen brother movies it seems to fall through the cracks. I use to watch this in college back to back with Millers Crossing ... awesome back and forth.

  2. I love Miller's Crossing. I'll have to do a post on it later on.