‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Review: Something to Do with Death

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs opens in limited release on Friday, November 9th and will be available on Netflix on Friday, November 16th.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs probably won’t be the first Coen Brothers movie you recommend to someone.

It’s probably not going to be anyone’s favorite Coen movie.

And yet Buster Scruggs is a solid introduction to the directing duo’s frequent themes and motifs that comes across clearly thanks to the film’s anthology structure.

By seeing what links these six stories together thematically, you can get a clear picture of the Coens’ moral …

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