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Jaynes, Roderick

Works: 19 works in 105 publications in 5 languages and 14,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Western films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Other, Author of introduction, edm, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Roderick Jaynes
Publications by Roderick Jaynes
Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,180 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( visu )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,228 libraries worldwide
Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
Follows a week in the life of a young man as he tries to carve out a career as a solo folk singer in 1961 Greenwich Village
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( visu )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,527 libraries worldwide
An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Blood simple by Joel Coen( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story from events taking place in Minnesota in 1987. A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and French and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer joins the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is the aging Sheriff Bell, a World War II veteran who may be Moss' only hope for survival
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Javier Bardem 3-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
No Country for Old Men: When a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene, a pickup truck loaded with heroin, and two million dollars in cash, his decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence
Barton Fink ; Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task.--Scott Renshaw
True Grit by Joel Coen( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Prima ti sposo poi ti rovino ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Marilyn Rexroth nutre un'autentica vocazione per il denaro che accumula collezionando, come figurine, mariti miliardari. Tra lei e i sogni a più zeri, lui, Miles Massey avvocato brillante di Beverly Hills, che prima la incastra, poi la sposa, poi le soccombe e poi la redime, si redime, irrimediabilmente. (Mymovies)
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
1967. Larry, prof dans une université du Midwest, apprend que sa femme Judith le quitte. Arthur, son frère, est incapable de travailler et dort sur le canapé. Danny, son fils, a des problèmes de discipline à l'école, et sa fille Sarah pioche en cachette dans son portefeuille ... Il décide de consulter 3 rabbins pour affronter tous ses problèmes ... (Jaquette)
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