I Love This First Trailer For The Coen Bros.' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS!


“Things have a way of escalatin’ out here in the west.”

Netflix has released the first trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen’s The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and it it looks absolutely fantastic! The trailer is filled with beautiful cinematography and hilarious humor that had me busting up laughing several times throughout the trailer.

The Coen Bros. certainly have style with the films they make. I love that style, and this western anthology film, which implements that style, looks so freakin’ entertaining! These guys have a wonderful way with words. The movie also comes along with a great cast that includes Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Clancy Brown, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Kazan, Tom Waits, Stephen Root and many more. 

I love what I’m seeing in this trailer and I’m super excited about watching the movie! The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is slated for a theatrical release on November 16th. Watch the trailer for yourself and tell us what you think! I’ve also included information on the six segments that make up the movie below the trailer.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 
Tim Blake Nelson (Buster Scruggs)
Willie Watson (The Kid)

This first segment finds Tim Blake Nelson playing a sharp-shooting songster.

Near Algodones
James Franco (Cowboy)
James Franco’s wannabe bank robber gets his due and then some. And just a little bit more for good measure.

Meal Ticket
Liam Neeson (Impresario)
Harry Melling (Artist)

Lugubrious dark humour pervades the Liam Neeson starrer Meal Ticket, a gothic tale about two weary travelling performers.

All Gold Canyon
Tom Waits (Prospector)

Tom Waits mines a rich seam of humour.

The Gal Who Got Rattled
Bill Heck (Billy Knapp)
Zoe Kazan (Alice Longabaugh)
Grainger Hines (Mr. Arthur)

Zoe Kazan finds an unexpected promise of love, along with a dose of life’s cruel irony, on a wagon train across the prairies.

The Mortal Remains
Brendan Gleeson (Irishman)
Tyne Daly (Lady)
Jonjo O’Neill (Englishman)
Saul Rubinek (Frenchman)
Chelcie Ross (Trapper)

Ghostly laughs haunt this segment as Tyne Daly rains judgment upon a motley crew of strangers undertaking a final carriage ride.

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