45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
60% If I Stay Aug 22
—— When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
7% Are You Here Aug 22
97% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

21% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
14% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
35% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
21% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
41% Step Up: All In $2.7M
62% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
88% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

A Serious Man Reviews

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Will Leitch

This might be the Coen Brothers' best film. I suspect they think so too. Even if you sense they can't quite grasp what they've stumbled across here, and surely don't want to.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: A

June 22, 2013
Jason Best
Movie Talk

For all the droll wit on display, it's hard to warm to the Coens' chilly parable. Is Larry's suffering the work of God or the Devil, or just the random chaos of an indifferent universe? Arch-ironists to their fingertips, the Coens aren't telling.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

August 2, 2012
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

I guess gleeful misanthropy wasn't enough for the Coen Brothers. Now they want to make it clear that God ... excuse me, Hashem ... is an unforgiving bastard.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: B

April 20, 2011
James Rocchi
Common Sense Media

Brilliant but bleak comedy for mature Coen brothers fans.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 18, 2010
Simon Miraudo

Joel and Ethan Coen love to play God; they put their characters through hell, torturing them endlessly and treating them with disdain before finally giving them peace (usually through death, madness or some form of imprisonment).

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 5/5

October 27, 2010
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

[A] film to be intuitively understood on an almost gut level and discussing it at length later to unravel its nuances is part of the pleasure of seeing such a film.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 4/5

July 6, 2010
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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The Coens may play around with that tradition, they may disparage it or mock it. But they are irrevocably a part of it, and that's all to the good.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B+

July 6, 2010
Michael Atkinson
Sight and Sound

A sincerely sympathetic portrait of an American family man in crisis -- even as it insults its characters and derides their culture.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

July 6, 2010
Rafer Guzman
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If you're puzzled by the Coen Brothers' horrific comedies, this is the closest thing you'll get to an explanation.

Full Review Source: Newsday

July 6, 2010
Monika Bartyzel

It's serious about the craft of storytelling, both in form and function, with a dedication to characterization, pitch-perfect performances, and a cinematic backdrop that is both severely nostalgic and completely immersive.

Full Review Source: Cinematical

July 6, 2010
Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

It's definitely a film worth seeing.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7.5/10

July 6, 2010

In terms of putting a protagonist through the wringer, the directors haven't been quite this cruel since Barton Fink, a film which shares A Serious Man's penchant for extremely black - actually, make that bleak - humor.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 9.2/10

July 4, 2010
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

A Serious Man is several barrels full of laughs. But it's as serious-minded about suffering and misfortune as any film I've seen.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: 8.5/10

May 11, 2010
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

The Coens the way I like them. This is their second best film after The Man Who Wasn't There.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 2, 2010
Annlee Ellingson
Moving Pictures Magazine

In this Coen brothers comedy, a good-hearted, Midwestern family man finds his life unraveling at work and at home although he's done nothing to deserve it.

Full Review Source: Moving Pictures Magazine

March 25, 2010
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una farsa genial, con aires de tragedia, que resulta en una brillante alegoría sobre la condición humana. Una más para el podio de lo mejor de los Coen.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 5/5

March 1, 2010
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Simultaneamente divertido, melancólico e angustiante, Um Homem Sério é um filme de adultos para adultos.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 5/5

February 20, 2010
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Lebowski, meet Gopnik.

Full Review Source: Projection Booth | Original Score: 4/4

February 10, 2010
Nora Lee Mandel

The Coens' creatively reinterpret the American Jewish experience in a cautionary folk tale with very amusing complications held together by pitch-perfect ensemble and design.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 10/10

February 7, 2010

Finally, a deep, dark comedy that quietly tickles the intellectual, moral and situational funny bone without pandering to easy laughs or overdone bathroom humour ...

Full Review Source: JWR | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 7, 2010
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