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Burn After Reading


George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich View All


Joel Coen (Screenplay), Joel Coen (Director), Ethan Coen (Screenplay), Ethan Coen (Director) View All

Release: Sep. 5th, 2008
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.
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While "Burn After Reading" is good, it's not Coen good and that may disappoint some fans..
Holden Pike
It feels like an early draft of what might have turned into another one of their great movies given another layer or two..
While it's no [I]No Country For Old Men[/I], it's far better than the brother's previous comedy, [I]The Ladykillers[/I], and an obvious few notches below [I]The Big Lebowski[/I]..
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