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Fargo Finale Recap: Can A Disappointing Ending Taint An Entire Season? image
A poorly delivered ending for a particular television season can retroactively taint everything you’ve seen before it. It’s a damning thing for a TV fan, and my view on FX’s Fargo is currently in limbo following its Season 1 finale “Morton’s Fork,” as my lack of enthusiasm is trying to convince me that I’ve been enjoying a wildly uneven show this entire time.
Nick Venable 2014-06-17
The Strain And Fargo Get New Mondo Posters image
Fargo and The Strain are getting the Mondo poster treatment, courtesy of the ATX Television Festival and FX. The new posters have been presented in anticipation of the world premiere episode for The Strain and the ninth episode screening of Fargo at the Austin festival this weekend.
Kelly West 2014-06-06
Key & Peele Arrive In Fargo For The Series' Greatest Sequence Yet image
For seven episodes now, FX’s Fargo has been a hallmark of quirky comedic drama, with enough pitch black thrills and kills to legitimately rival the Coen brothers’ film for simpleton storytelling. Tonight’s episode “Who Shaves the Barber?” took things to their natural escalatory extremes, and delivered in two ways that I am impulsively considering the series’ best bits so far
Nick Venable 2014-05-27
New Fargo Trailer Teases 'The Rooster Prince' And More To Come image
Who's ready for more Fargo? The FX drama kicked off last Tuesday night, delivering solid ratings in the process. Hopefully word will spread and the series will continue to perform well. FX released a preview for the episodes to come, which give us a vague idea of what to expect as the snowy drama continues to unfold in the town of Bemidji and the surrounding area.
Kelly West 2014-04-17
Fargo's Excellent Debut Watched By Over 4 Million Gosh Darn People image
While the world may never know what a genuine Coen brothers TV show would look like, Fargo might just be the best danged alternative that could ever exist. Darkly hilarious, deeply disturbing and erratically violent, Fargo isn’t a series that is destined to please everyone, but critics and audiences love it.
Nick Venable 2014-04-16
Fargo Clips Tease Humor, Spiders, Key, Peele And More image
One of the things we mentioned in our review of FX's Fargo is that Martin Freeman's portrayal of the timid Lester Nygaard is uncomfortable to watch at times. The clip above is a prime example of that, as Lester admits that his wife has soft hands while trying to explain the nature of the relationship she had with the man who beat him up.
Kelly West 2014-04-14
Fargo Review: FX Drama Is Violent, Suspenseful And Aw Geez, Darkly Funny image
Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 film Fargo set the bar high for a TV adaptation that would come nearly two decades later. Noah Hawley's FX drama takes the right approach from the start in not trying to re-adapt the same story. Instead, FX's Fargo uses a similar snowy Minnesota backdrop to tell its own "true crime" story, paying homage to the Coen Brothers' grim but darkly funny film in the process.
Kelly West 2014-04-13
Fargo Previews Tease Nice People, A Trunk Phone Call, Cold Crimes And 'Buckets Of Blood' image
FX has always taken fun and different approaches to promoting their series and that includes Noah Hawley's upcoming Fargo drama. Among the latest videos to make their way online are these two teasers, which are very brief but do a pretty great job of teasing the dark humor we might expect from this series.
Kelly West 2014-04-09
Fargo's First 7 Minutes Have Martin Freeman Getting Emasculated And More, Watch It Here image
The year is 2006, and household appliances that do both the washing and the drying are hitting the market and blowing people’s minds in the process. This is what makes for casual dinner conversation at the home of Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) and his wife Pearl (Kelly Holden Bashar), but it doesn’t take long for Pearl to flash her claws with barely cloaked jabs...
Nick Venable 2014-04-04
Fargo's Mysteries Await In New First Look Preview And 'Philosophy' Spot image
Based on what is arguably the Coen brothers’ most perfect film, FX’s upcoming mystery drama Fargo has quite a pair of darkly comedic shoes to fill, don’tcha know. But those shoes appear to be walking in the right direction, as the series’ marketing campaign has done a fantastic job of laying the groundwork and setting the scene, all without actually delving into where the storyline is headed. If you held my head just above a wood chipper and asked me to explain the plot, I’d likely shrug my way into tragedy.
Nick Venable 2014-04-01
Fargo's 'Cast' Trailer Reveals More About The Plot And Characters image
FX has revealed another trailer for Noah Hawley's Fargo and, combined with the last glimpse of the series, which focused on the "Story," we might be able to start patching together a bit more of the plot for this drama, which is more inspired by the 1996 Coen Brothers film than it is a direct remake.
Kelly West 2014-03-21
Fargo's First Trailer Is Here And It's Just The Right Amount Of Dark, Funny And Weird image
Finally! After a handful of excellent teasers that told us very little about the actual plot of Fargo -- beyond dark humor, Minnesota and and murder -- we have a proper trailer for Noah Hawley's FX drama. Guess what, it's about dark humor, Minnesota and murder! Ok, there's more to it than that, including seeing Martin Freeman as Lester Nygaard, possibly breaking his own nose...
Kelly West 2014-03-19
Latest Fargo Teaser Shows Martin Freeman Under Stress And Over A Washing Machine image
Each of the recently released teasers for Noah Hawley's Fargo series seems to offer some nod to the Coen Brothers' film on which this FX drama is loosely based. At face value -- somewhat literally -- I'm not sure the latest teaser does, unless anyone can link the sight o Martin Freeman atop a rumbling washer with some scene from the 1996 film.
Kelly West 2014-03-06
Latest Fargo Teaser Gets A Leg Up On A Frozen Lake image
When we shared the "Roadside" teaser for Noah Hawley's FX drama Fargo, I recall requesting a wood chipper nod in an upcoming preview. The latest teaser for the drama does just that. Though there's no actual wood chipper, there is a foot, and anyone familiar with that scene from the Coen Brothers' film will get the reference...
Kelly West 2014-03-03
New Fargo Teaser Drops Yet Another Body image
FX has been prepping to air the new drama Fargo for some time, now. We’ve already seen an excellent teaser trailer featuring a body barely buried in the snow, and we get a similar scene with the latest from the network. Called “Enchanted Highway,” the new teaser features one of those oddball roadside attraction.
Jessica Rawden 2014-03-02
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