Originally Posted by jabsRstiff
Worse than the true doghsit of an ending that this movie had are the egghead pseudo-intellectuals who claim they thought it (the ending) was great.
Why wasn't the ending great?
An old man comes to realise that he has no place in a world where nothing is valued and nothing is guaranteed. It fits in with the nihilistic tone of the movie. In fact the ending is rather arbitrary in No Country For Old Men.
Would you have preferred Chigurh to have busted into his farm before making him and his wife flip a coin before painting the walls with his air-gun?
Hell that would have been cool, but then again, the impact of the movie would have been lost.