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Jaynes, Roderick

Overview
Works: 21 works in 109 publications in 5 languages and 15,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Western films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Author of introduction, Other, edm, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,822 WorldCat member 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
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young man as he tries to carve out a career as a solo folk singer in 1961 Greenwich Village
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language including sexual references
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member 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 man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chain-smoking barber blackmails his boss so that he can raise enough money to enter the dry-cleaning business; but when his boss ends up dead, things spiral out of control
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries 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
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a backwoods bar owner hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut
Blood simple( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nueva York, 1941. El socialmente comprometido autor teatral Barton Fink (John Turturro) ha triunfado en Broadway. Tinsel Town lo ha notado y Hollywood lo contrata como guionista de una película de lucha libre. Barton cambia el humo de la ciudad por el mundo del cine. Los ángeles tiene el espíritu que Barton Fink busca. Pero pronto sufre bloqueo de escritor. Con la ayuda de su capaz asistente Audrey (Judy Davis) y su amistoso vecino Charlie Meadows (John Goodman), Fink encuentra la inspiración necesaria que buscaba en las fuentes más siniestras."--Envase
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story from events taking place in Minnesota in 1987. A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
Javier Bardem 3-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biutiful: Uxbal is a man on the wrong side of the law who struggles to provide for his children on the dangerous streets of Barcelona. As fate encircles him, Uxbal learns to accept the realities of life, whether bright, bad, or biutiful
Barton Fink ; Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press includes: a sheet entitled: Audio visual press kit table of contents and a booklet which includes: a synopsis of the film, about the production ... about the cast, and a brief biography for each of the stars
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
Ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a spare rooom in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr move in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Door is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull of the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out aobut their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
The big Lebowski by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
 
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The man who wasn't thereThe big LebowskiFargoBarton Fink ; Miller's Crossing