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  1. FARGO star FRANCES McDORMAND joined the debate about the Cannes Film...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | TheIndyChannel

    FARGO star FRANCES McDORMAND joined the debate about the Cannes Film Festival's footwear rules for women on Friday as she addressed the alleged ban on flat shoes during a Women in Motion open interview. The revered actress is among the Hollywood heavyweights stunned by news that officials at the festival insisted all female stars should wear high heels on the red carpet, arriving for her chat with The Hollywood Reporter on Friday wearing sneakers.

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  2. Film Review: "Kumiko The Treasure Hunter"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    It's easy to see how someone might take inspiration from the comedic 1996 Coen Brothers thriller, "Fargo." In her Oscar-winning role as police chief Marge Gunderson, Frances McDormand played what is still a revolutionary female character.

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  3. Four movies to watch this MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Daily Texan

    ... of one of the convicted girls, Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg and Oscar-winning actress-turned-producer Frances McDormand. "I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story" centers around the quirky man behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch from "Sesame ...

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  4. Tumbledown at TribecaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... worked together on a gem of a short, Last Night (2004), based upon a James Salter story and starring Frances McDormand. Now, in their feature-length debut, the couple have told a story of their own, of the Maine in which Van Til grew up and where ...

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  5. UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... happens behind the scene." Feast or famine is the actor's life. To quote the American film and stage actor Frances McDormand (Fargo), "They work and they don't work and then they work again." Between principal roles in Angels in America: Perestroika ...

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  6. Review: 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... movie, that it isn't real. The deputy, however, feels as if he's plucked right out of "Fargo," a cousin to Frances McDormand's Minnesota police chief, sincere and straight-talking. Kumiko won't accept that "Fargo's" a fiction, and soon she's off in ...

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  7. "Cut Bank" Just Makes The CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | New Haven Independent

    ... Fargo , which appears to be the filmmakers' template here - there needs to be a moral center, like Frances McDormand's Marge Gunderson. The character can be eccentric (as McDormand so beautifully shows), but to be a foil for the lunatics, this ...

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  8. Nice work if you can get itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... happens behind the scene." Feast or famine is the actor's life. To quote the American film and stage actor Frances McDormand (Fargo), "They work and they don't work and then they work again." Between principal roles in Angels in America: Perestroika ...

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  9. Mothering never endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | O-R Online

    ... head. I picture what I must have looked like all these years. In the movie “Almost Famous,” Frances McDormand plays the mother of the young man who goes on tour with a rock band. She keeps telling him, “Don't do drugs.” ...

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  10. Milwaukee movies off the grid: April 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... and Sunday. Free. "Fargo": The Coen brothers' 1996 comedy about a Minnesota lawwoman (Oscar winner Frances McDormand) on the trail of a kidnapping gone awry. 9 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. "Inherent Vice": Paul Thomas ...

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  11. Review: 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... movie, that it isn't real. The deputy, however, feels as if he's plucked right out of "Fargo," a cousin to Frances McDormand's Minnesota police chief, sincere and straight-talking. Kumiko won't accept that "Fargo's" a fiction, and soon she's off in ...

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  12. 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | SFGate

    ... the film), whose attempts to help Kumiko are genuine, if clumsy. (The character should put you in mind of Frances McDormand 's deputy in "Fargo.") Like the audience, he has to decide if Kumiko is an unhinged woman on a daft mission or a brave soul ...

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  13. Review: 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... movie, that it isn't real. The deputy, however, feels as if he's plucked right out of "Fargo," a cousin to Frances McDormand's Minnesota police chief, sincere and straight-talking. Kumiko won't accept that "Fargo's" a fiction, and soon she's off in ...

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  14. 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter' chases her 'Fargo' dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... have made... ( Steven Zeitchik ) 3:05 p.m. March 19: An earlier version of this post misspelled Frances McDormand's first name as Francis. The winter scenes that define the Coens' "Fargo" keep showing up in "Kumiko" thanks to a scavenged videotape ...

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  15. FargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Long before it was a show, Fargo was a movie staring Frances McDormand and co-starring her gnarly accent. She plays a pregnant police chief who stumbles on a disturbingly bumbled crime.

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  16. HBO Video releases four-part 'Olive Kitteridge' seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | News Times

    HBO Video recently released a four-hour version of the Elizabeth Strout novel "Olive Kitteridge" starring Frances McDormand in the title role. In all of the discussion of the under-representation of women in the recent Academy Award nominations, a lot of movie pundits overlooked the fact that some of the smartest women filmmakers and performers have been going where the real action is -- network television, cable and the various streaming services.

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  17. Tech blog Gigaom shuts downRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Poynter Online

    ... Andrew McMillen 's Wikipedia entry is longer than "the ones devoted to the Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (1,880), The Simpsons character Barney Gumble (1,848), screenwriter and director Lena Dunham (1,480) or stand-up comedian and ...

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  18. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Inland Empire Weekly

    ... trainer who inadvertently gets over his head in a blackmail scheme with fellow gym employee Linda (Frances McDormand) when they find a disc belonging to laid off C.I.A. spook Osborne (John Malkovitch) whose wife (Tilda Swinton) is having an affair ...

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  19. McFarland director Niki Caro - curious for all cultures'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... Castle-Hughes picked up a best actress nomination and Charlize Theron received a best actress nod and Frances McDormand a supporting actress nod for their North Country parts. Caro's latest exercise in cinematic immersion is called McFarland. It's ...

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  20. The Losers: Why Roger Deakins is Overdue for an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Film School Rejects

    ... Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) or far too familiar as facades to someone like Officer Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand). Deakins' cinematography, which was nominated for the Academy Award in 1996, is of two minds: it's at once hyper familiar ...

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