What a strange reversal of fortune: Two years after Joel and Ethan Coen delivered FARGO, the film that will probably stand as the filmmakers' finest moment, comes the long-awaited follow-up, and it's without question their worst. This time out, the Coens turn their
jaundiced eyes to L.A. -- not the Hollywood they so recklessly skewered in BARTON FINK, but La-La Land as a state of mind. The plot, in a nutshell: Bunny Lebowski (Tara Reid) is missing, and Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski (Jeff Bridges), a burnt-out '70s leftover who has the bad luck to share the same
first and last name as Mrs. Lebowski's millionaire husband, is in a heap of trouble. After a pair of thugs tre...