Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Where Art Thou?' Is a Find.

Byline: The Dark JONATHAN RICHARDS For the Journal

People love it or hate it. The New York Times gave "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" a rave. Entertainment Weekly gave it an F and labeled it the worst picture of the year.

Trust me - even though you should never trust anyone who says this: It's a wonderful movie. The Coen brothers have made a slyly crafted, joyously eclectic, picaresque road/buddy movie drawn from sources as diverse as Preston Sturges and Homer, "The Wizard of Oz," "The Court Jester," "It Happened One Night," "Gunga Din," some Leni Riefenstahl, some Busby Berkeley, and maybe even a little Jean-Luc Godard. Does that sound crowded? It's just the tip of the iceberg. …

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