I have always wanted to see this movie, but never had the time to get around to it. There was so much hype going around about it. When I first heard about the movie coming to theaters, it did not sound like a movie I would like. However, when the word got around to me, I knew I just had to check it out. I must say that I am glad I sat down and watched it in its entirety. My first opinion was totally wrong.
After watching the movie, I now understand the buzz that followed it. It was a classic story of a man who comes across a treasure and believes that it just must have been his lucky day. However, the conflict arises because he is not the only one in search of the treasure. This starts off a violent and bloody trail of a suspenseful cat and mouse chase between the treasure finder, the Mexican mob, and a psychotic self-employed assassin. Llewelyn Moss, played by Josh Brolin, is the treasure finder. Anton Chigurh, played by Javier Bardem, is the assassin, and Ed Tom Bell, played by Tommy Lee Jones, is the sheriff who is on the case.
I remember my brother telling me how good the movie was. He also told me about the killer, saying that he was cold-blooded and ruthless. Knowing me, he knew that I liked characters like that in a suspenseful movie. As I was watching the movie, I thought back to what my brother told me. He was absolutely right about that guy. Anton Chigurh was the type of man that once he had his mind set on getting something, there was nothing stopping him. Anyone in his path, he killed. He was so ruthless, that it was actually kind of funny how he could kill someone without a care in the world. It made me laugh how after each of his victims died; he would have a look on his face as if he had not done anything unusual. There was no negotiating with him; and even if he got what he wanted, you still were not in the clear. A man told Llewelyn Moss about the attitude of Anton Chigurh saying, “Once he gets his money, he still might kill you for...
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