Adam Arkin and Michael Stuhlbarg, in 'A Serious Man'

Dir. Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
(2009, R, 109 min)
★ ½

The experience of watching A Serious Man I can only describe as an ordeal. I sat squirming in my chair, fidgeting, and then finally thrashing — yes, thrashing — in frustration. It instilled a claustrophobia that made me want to claw out of my skin … Read the rest of my review at