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  1. FX expands snowy landscapes of ‘Fargo’ into TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... the resilience of goodness, as embodied in sharp-eyed, pregnant small-town Police Chief Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand). McDormand won a lead-actress Oscar. Directors-writers Joel and Ethan Coen won a screenwriting Oscar and vaulted from indie ...

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  2. NEWBlogWhy Fargo the TV show is basically Fargo the movieRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Metro

    ... salesman whose encounter with Thornton's hitman leads to a similarly out-of-control spiral. In the film: Frances McDormand was the loveable, heavily pregnant Marge Gunderson, who waddled her way through the kidnapping and ensuing body count with ...

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  3. The Cheerleader MurdersBy E. Jean CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Beast

    ... and even grisly murders involving two popular cheerleaders just kept mounting up. At the end of Fargo , Frances McDormand's police chief, Marge Gunderson, captures the psycho played by Peter Stormare. He's in the backseat of her police cruiser and ...

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  4. Anyone seen this show "Fargo"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Free Republic

    ... decency and total depredation-best encapsulated by the movie's most famous scene, Officer Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand) finding a professional killer (Peter Stormare) shoving Steve Buscemi's leg down a wood chipper. The TV show, which is being ...

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  5. Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob ThorntonRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The Daily Republic

    The 10-episode season, which premiered at 10 p.m. Tuesday on FX, mesmerizes. As a furtherance of the 1996 crime classic by Joel and Ethan Coen that starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi, the TV adaptation is a wonder.

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  6. 'Fargo' gets strong start in ratingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of hapless car dealer Jerry Lundegaard and the pregnant police chief Marge Gunderson (William H. Macy and Frances McDormand in the film), the series tells a new story with new characters. Martin Freeman , Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin ...

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  7. Fargo enthralling as it shifts to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Chronicle Herald

    The 10-episode season started s Tuesday at 11 p.m. on FX. And it mesmerizes. As a furtherance of the 1996 crime classic by Joel and Ethan Coen that starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi, the TV adaptation is a wonder.

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  8. "No Country for Old Fargo": The story behind FX's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Salon

    ... challenge: write a script based on "Fargo" without its main character, local police chief Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand). Faced with this "provocative question," Hawley then went back to the original film to figure out "what made that movie ...

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  9. 'Fargo' on FX is pretty good, but not 1996 'Fargo' goodRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Newsday

    ... -- can William H. Macy ever possibly be bettered? Is there someone out there who even remotely approaches Frances McDormand in terms of sheer Coen-esque perfection? (Or Peter Stormare? Or Buscemi? Of the latter, of course not.) This series, as you ...

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  10. 'Fargo' Review: Billy Bob Thornton brings out the worst in nice midwesternsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... following his own playbook. I quickly gave up any hopes of a character similar to Marge, the pregnant cop Frances McDormand so memorably played in the 1996 movie. Instead, there's Molly, a thoughtful, youngish cop played by newcomer Allison Tolman, ...

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  11. 'Fargo' comes to TV starring Billy Bob Thornton as psycho with sense of humourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Canada.com

    ... on FX . And it mesmerizes. As a furtherance of the 1996 crime classic by Joel and Ethan Coen that starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi, the TV adaptation is a wonder. Like that movie, the series is set in rural, snow-glazed ...

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  12. Fargo PremiereRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | IGN

    ... landscapes and interpersonal niceties earned the pair a Best Original Screenplay Oscar and landed lead Frances McDormand the Best Actress prize. It's a tough act to follow, or otherwise emulate. 18-years after Fargo's debut in cinemas, Noah Hawley, ...

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  13. Should you watch FX's 'Fargo'? You betchaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... owerton, Adam Goldberg, Keith Carradine and newcomer Allison Tolman as what feels like a kindred spirit of Frances McDormand's Marge Gunderson.

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  14. FX's "Fargo" is a knock-off that's almost as good as the originalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Salon

    ... Coen's darkly comic thriller was a pregnant police officer played with a spectacular Midwestern accent by Frances McDormand. The equally tenacious de facto chief investigator of the TV version (also written by the Coens) has the accent, but no baby ...

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  15. Why 'Fargo' For TV Works With Cold Efficiency And 'Bad Teacher' Doesn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | WGBH

    ... of a bizarre crime. Fargo fans will recall a similar scene in the 1996 film. Only it's the police chief, Frances McDormand's breezily competent Marge Gunderson, who is pregnant. And as that film's oddball crimes unfold - punctuated by the ...

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  16. 'Fargo' Reviews Are In: How Does The Show Compare To The Movie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | MTV

    ... comic film is funny, heartbreaking and thought-provoking and also features seminal performances from Frances McDormand as the brave, pregnant police officer Marge Gunderson and William H. Macy as the slimy Jerry Lundegaard. And it all takes place in ...

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  17. 'Fargo' review: FX series is pretty sweet, yahRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Of particular note is newcomer Allison Tolman as a sharp, persistent deputy who echoes Oscar winner Frances McDormand's Marge Gunderson but still manages to make the character her own. "Fargo" premieres tonight on FX at 10 p.m. First impressions: ...

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  18. Aw, geez, - Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob ThorntonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... on FX. And it mesmerizes. As a furtherance of the 1996 crime classic by Joel and Ethan Coen that starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi, the TV adaptation is a wonder. Like that movie, the series is set in rural, snow-glazed ...

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  19. FX Brings Fargo (Back) to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Atlantic

    ... up, featuring a pre- Sopranos Edie Falco in the role of Marge Gunderson, the iconic police chief played by Frances McDormand in the film. But the FX show takes a different approach from such would-be sequels, bringing back not the original ...

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  20. 'Fargo' TV show spins a new story out of the world of the Oscar-winning filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Almost two decades ago, Joel and Ethan Coen introduced moviegoers to Frances McDormand's Midwestern accent and unusual uses for a wood chipper with their film "Fargo."

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