It’s Episode 101! Comedians Myq Kaplan (Broccoli and Ice Cream) and Alice Fraser (The Bugle & Tea With Alice) join Flixwatcher to review The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is the Netflix 2018 Coen Brothers western anthology film. There are six vignettes in this film, with a number of high profile actors including Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson, Tom Waits and Zoe Kazan, varying in length and tone.

The stories range from a singing cowboy, a grizzled old prospector and a sinister impresario, what ties them all loosely together is death. There is death everywhere and often without reason or meaning, and definitely gruesome or bloody.

Scores

 

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs divided audiences much like Flixwatcher and guests. There was more love from Myq and Kobi than Alice and Helen and the reviews from Twitter we’re equally mixed. The overall scores reflected this as The Ballad of Buster Scruggs scores 3.03.

 

What do you guys think? Have you seen The Ballad of Buster Scruggs? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #101 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #101 Crew of Myq Kaplan (@myqkaplan) from Broccoli and Ice Cream podcast and Alice Fraser (@aliterative) from the The Bugle & Tea With Alice

Find their websites online at:

http://myqkaplan.com/  and  http://www.alicecomedyfraser.com/

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More about The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

For more info on The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, you can visit  The Ballad of Buster Scruggs IMDB page here or The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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