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Jaynes, Roderick

Overview
Works: 20 works in 79 publications in 5 languages and 12,460 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir 
Roles: Film editor, Author of introduction, edm, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roderick Jaynes
Publications by Roderick Jaynes
Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,203 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,221 libraries worldwide
It's comic gold as two of Hollywood's most dazzling stars - George Clooney and Academy Award-winner, Catherine Zeta-Jones - light up the screen in Intolerable Cruelty, a hilarious romantic comedy about men, women, and everything that can go wrong between them. Sparks fly when brilliant divorce attorney Miles Massey (George Clooney) meets his match in the beautiful but ruthless Marylin Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). From Academy Award-winning directors Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (Fargo; O Brother, Where Art Thou), Intolerable Cruelty also stars multi-talented Billy Bob Thornton and outrageous Cedric The Entertainer
Inside Llewyn Davis by Ethan Coen( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles; some of them of his own making
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,386 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
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( visu )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,326 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 big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
Dude (Jeff Bridges), a down and out surfer who lives to bowl, is one of two Lebowskis living in LA. Unfortunately, he's mistaken for the other 'rich one' by a pair of thugs who break in and urinate on his precious rug
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 897 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
Blood simple by Joel Coen( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"Joel and Ethan Coen's career-long darkly comic road trip through misfit America began with this razor-sharp, hard-boiled neonoir set somewhere in Texas, where a sleazy bar owner releases a torrent of violence with one murderous thought ... Blood Simple reinvented the film noir for a new generation, marking the arrival of a filmmaking ensemble that would transform the American independent cinema scene"--Container
Inside Llewyn Davis ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, some of them of his own making
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 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
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A saccharine-sweet car salesman in a small Minnesota town is heavily in debt, but he has a plan: he'll go to Fargo, ND, and hire two thugs to kidnap his wife, in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. However, the plan goes awry, and the local Police Chief, coffee-drinking, parka-wearing, and extremely pregnant, will stop at nothing to get her man
No Country for Old Men by Ethan Coen( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 51 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 )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 38 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 4 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 Henry Hathaway( 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
Il grande Lebowski ( 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
Inside Llewyn Davis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
 
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Italian (4)
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