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The Relentless Pursuit: Analyzing No Country for Old Men

August 16, 2023
00:00 59:33
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In this episode of Beyond the Big Screen, Erik Fogg ( and Steve dive into the dark and thrilling world of "No Country for Old Men." Join us as we explore the captivating novel by Cormac McCarthy and its equally intense film adaptation by the Coen brothers. We discuss the complex characters, the masterful storytelling, and the themes of fate, morality, and the inexorable march of time. From the chilling portrayal of Anton Chigurh to the enigmatic Sheriff Ed Tom Bell, we dissect the unforgettable performances that bring these characters to life. Tune in as we unravel the mysteries of this modern classic and delve into the depths of "No Country for Old Men."

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Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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