lack of plot.complicated plots. lack of artificial exposition. natural unfolding of the story.
the big sleep (1946)
north by northwest (1959)
police squad! (1982)
the joy of filmmaking
the close-up on p t anderson, 58 mins.
josh brolin. dp/30
short indiewire (1998) on the coen brothers:
The coen brothers speak (reluctantly) the big lebowsky, the big sleep, etc.