Blood Simple: It's The Same Old Postmodernism | Film Analysis

Why do filmmakers use pop music in their films? In this video essay, Take Me To Your Cinema discusses the Coen Brothers’ use of The Four Tops’ “It’s the Same Old Song” in two different scenes in the film, exploring why they chose this specific song and the effect it has in each scene.

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