In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen Brothers Take Old Westerns to a New Frontier

For decades, it was easy to undervalue Joel and Ethan Coen — not their droll, hyperliterate dialogue or knowing use of old movie tropes or talent for pinpointing the core eccentricity in a given actor and making it seem hip, even blessed. It was their glibness. Their characters were puppets… Read entire story.

Source: Vulture