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It's easy to offend people. People get uncomfortable, for instance, when the main character in a movie is not sympathetic in a Hollywood formula way. Our movies are loaded with things that aren't to everyone's taste. On the other hand, there's a scene in [O Brother, Where Art Thou?
(2000)] where a frog gets squished that everyone seems to like. It's all right to do the frog squishing.
The first Coen brothers film where both he and brother Joel Coen
are given directing and producing credits was The Ladykillers
(2004). They have shared these duties on all of their films, but Joel has always been listed as director and Ethan as producer.
Films often include characters or places with the stereotypes of the regions they take place in. The Mid-Western accents and snow-covered landscapes for Fargo
(1996), the South-Eastern accents and barren deserts of Arizona for Raising Arizona
(1987), the Southern accents and dust-bowl landscape for O Brother, Where Art Thou?
(2000), Los Angeles accents and life-style in The Big Lebowski