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  1. VIDEO: Kate Walsh Chats New Role as Former Stripper on FX's FARGORead the original story

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... seven Academy Awards(R) and won for Best Original Screenplay for Joel & Ethan Coen and Best Actress for Frances McDormand . It was named as one of The 100 Greatest American Movies by the American Film Institute. A wildly unique blend of comedy, ...

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  2. Coen brothersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... a new Coen movie will feature an appearance by John Goodman, who has been in six of their movies, or Frances McDormand, who has been in five, including her Oscar-winning role in "Fargo" (which is now a McDormand-less series that airs on FX on ...

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

    Tuesday Apr 15 | National Public Radio

    ... 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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  4. Interactive: Choose your own Coen brothers movie adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... a new Coen movie will feature an appearance by John Goodman, who has been in six of their movies, or Frances McDormand, who has been in five, including her Oscar-winning role in "Fargo" (which is now a McDormand-less series that airs on FX on ...

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  5. Fargo's Breakout StarBy Kevin FallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    ... cop Molly Solverson, is an approximation on the film's indelible heroine Marge Gunderson, immortalized by Frances McDormand in an Oscar-winning performance. Ahead of Fargo 's premiere on FX, there was much excitement over the likes of Billy Bob ...

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  6. Fargo on TV - why some remakes and remixes workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    ... horror visited upon a small community, is a classic, but also inspires deep affection. It was defined by Frances McDormand's majestic performance as the pregnant cop, Marge Gunderson. Also by the deft use of a wood chipper. So why bother to revisit ...

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  7. Five (3) reasons not to miss 'Fargo,' FX's hilariously dark dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... is the TV series' version of Marge Gunderson - without the baby bump or the promotion she deserves. Frances McDormand won an Oscar for her role as the very pregnant Brainerd police chief, and we can expect great things from Solverson after "Fargo's" ...

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

    Sunday Apr 20 | 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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  10. The Cheerleader MurdersBy E. Jean CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | 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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  11. Anyone seen this show "Fargo"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | 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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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. 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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  15. "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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  16. '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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  17. '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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  18. '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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  19. 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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  20. 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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