You know, for kids.
And everyone else who digs great movies.
In a career jam-packed with winners, Joel and Ethan Coen’s best work — in my mind at least — is this fast, frantic, and absolutely flawless ode to the newspaper comedies of yore.
Tim Robbins is a yokel with a bigger brain than anyone gives him credit for, Jennifer Jason Leigh machine-guns her dialogue, crackin’ off every barb with gusto, and Paul Newman is silky smooth as the big man with a plan to fleece the rubes.
Toss in one of the great sight gags in cinematic history (“Plexiglass…”), and savor.