Many of the scenes in "No Country for Old Men" are so flawlessly constructed that you want them to simply continue, and yet they create an emotional suction drawing you to the next scene. Another movie that made me feel that way was "Fargo." To make one such film is a miracle. Here is another.Too, A.O. Scott, one of the best film reviewers alive today, wrote in the NY Times:
The minutes fly by, leaving behind some unsettling notions about the bloody, absurd intransigence of fate and the noble futility of human efforts to master it. Mostly, though, ''No Country for Old Men'' leaves behind the jangled, stunned sensation of having witnessed a ruthless application of craft.