O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) Season 06 Episode 42

No Treasure, Homers Odyssey, Soulful Music, Hillbilly Adventure these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode forty-two of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are on the lamb and are reviewing O Brother, Where Art Thou?. Host, Endowed with the Gift of Gab Tony is joined by co-host The Siren Sarah and guests Soggy Bottom Boy Ryan, and Daper Dan Man Joel. This week we play a game of Tag Line for Escape Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game. So tune in as we discuss at length about Crazy Characters, Road Trips, The Twisty Turvy Journey, and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Daper Dan Man Joel 4
Soggy Bottom Boy Ryan 4
The Siren Sarah 4
Endowed with the Gift of Gab Tony 4

16/20             80%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis:  Ulysses Everett McGill is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar and maladjusted Pete, then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Starring

George Clooney as Ulysses Everett McGill
Tim Blake Nelson as Delmar
John Turturro as Pete
John Goodman as Big Dan Teague
Holly Hunter as Penny
Charles Durning as Pappy O’Daniel




Game 1

Tag Line for Escape Movies

Sometimes, you have to lose your way to get back home.……….O Brother, Where Art Thou

  1. What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.……….Cool Hand Luke
  2. The world’s greatest leader is a hostage in the most dangerous place on Earth. Now only the deadliest man alive can save him..……….Escape From New York
  3. A true story of survival… declassified ……….Rescue Dawn
  4. Some secrets are too big to keep hidden……….Holes
  5. Prepare for adventure. Count on revenge.……….The Count of Monte Cristo
  6. In War There Are Some Lines You Should Never Cross..……….Behind Enemy Lines
  7. One wrong flight can ruin your whole day……….Con Air
  8. This Ain’t No Chick Flick!……….Chicken Run
  9. The most secure prison ever built.……….Escape Plan
  10. put a fence in front of these men…and they’ll climb it….……….The Great Escape
  11. Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.……….Shawshank Redemption

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $26,000,000 (estimated)
Domestic:$45,512,588
Foreign: $26,358,141
Bonus 1: (Opening Weekend 5 Theaters)$195,104
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings:
Audience Ratings:

78%
89%
IMDB Rating:77% (7.7)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Coen Brothers Movies – Joel

  1. Fargo
  2. Raising Arizona
  3. The Big Lebowski
  4. No Country for Old Men
  5. True Grit
  6. Burn After Reading
  7. The Ladykillers
  8. A Serious man
  9. Hail, Seasar
  10. The Balled of Buster Scruggs

Movies About the Radio – Ryan

  1. Pirate Radio
  2. Good Morning Vietnam
  3. Frequency
  4. Private Parts
  5. Airheads
  6. Pontypool
  7. The Fisher King
  8. War of the Worlds
  9. Dead Air
  10. Pump up the Volume

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