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  1. Frances McDormand stretches as producer, star of HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Los Angeles Times

    As the title character in "Olive Kitteridge," HBO's searing miniseries about a depressive, middle-aged Maine schoolteacher who's short on patience but long on wit, Frances McDormand is unforgettable. But it's a role she might not have found if she hadn't taken the initiative.

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  2. Why abrasive 'Olive Kitteridge' attracted Frances McDormandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... to call her "prickly" understates the case. Many actresses would flee from such an abrasive role, but not Frances McDormand, who plays the lead in "Olive Kitteridge" and also shepherded the four-hour project, directed by Lisa Cholodenko, from page ...

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  3. Coen Brothers' 'Hail Caesar!' with George Clooney starts filming next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... images. Its star-studded cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Frances McDormand, Channing Tatum. and Alden Ehrenreich. Just last week , Universal scheduled the film for a Feb. 5, 2016 release, which is an ...

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  4. Coen Brothers' Hail Caesar to start filming MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Deadline

    Joel and Ethan Coen's latest feature Hail Caesar is to start filming Monday in Los Angeles on location and in studios. The film, which boasts a starry cast including George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Jonah Hill, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johannson and Alden Ehrenreich is a Hollywood satire set in the 1950's.

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  5. Coen Brothers to Start Filming All-Star Comedy 'Hail Caesar!' on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Hail! Caesar , the Coen Brothers ' upcoming comedy, starring George Clooney as a 1950's Hollywood film idol, is set to start principle photography on Monday in studios and on location in Los Angeles. The film will also feature turns from Josh Brolin , Ralph Fiennes , Tilda Swinton , Frances McDormand , Channing Tatum , Scarlett Johansson , Alden Ehrenreich and Jonah Hill , with Joel and Ethan Coen producing alongside Working Title Films' Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan .

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  6. TV pick: Olive KitteridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Olive Kitteridge is a woman who finds her intelligence and perceptions of the world around her weigh heavily. Played outstandingly by Academy Award-winner Frances McDormand, Olive swings between wicked and worried, warm and harsh.

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  7. Olive Kitteridge: Another Adaption by HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    It seems impossible that one could describe a four hour mini-series about emotionally bound small town Maine citizens as thrilling and exciting, but that what Oliver Kitteridge is. Its excitement is mainly due to the character of Oscar winning Frances McDormand's and her performance as a woman sharp tongue stings everyone and who takes her kindhearted pharmacist husband, Henry, played by Richard Jenkins and their son Chris, played by John Gallagher, for granted.

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  8. Sunday's TV picks: 'Walking Dead' brings back BethRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... the heart of this miniseries isn't the most likable woman you'll ever meet. But as played by Oscar winner Frances McDormand, she makes for a compelling character study in a sweetly poignant and darkly funny tale of a New England town wrought with ...

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  9. 'Olive Kitteridge' lets Frances McDorman get her 'emotional Dirty Harry' onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    "Olive Kitteridge" an HBO miniseries premiering, Sunday and Monday , is an exquisite rarity: a quiet, adult story. Based on the best-seller, it stars Frances McDormand as a brusque New Englander, a math teacher, wife and mother, who's perpetually furious.

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  10. The Real Work Behind HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... me on Twitter @TheElf26. HBO's two-part miniseries Olive Kitteridge boasts a knockout lead performance by Frances McDormand. The seemingly subtle, restrained drama is a surprisingly juicy, emotional, riveting character study about marriage, mental ...

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  11. TV's 'Olive Kitteridge,' bitter, biting, beautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins deliver strong performances as two halves of the central marriage in the miniseries "Olive Kitteridge," which airs Sunday and Monday on HBO. Brady Corbet and Zoe Kazan star as Henry Thibodeau and Denise Thibodeau in the new HBO mini-series "Olive Kitteridge."

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  12. TV Guy: Frances McDormand soars in 'Olive Kitteridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... when their peculiar, difficult and damaging behavior becomes woven into the pattern of everyday life. Frances McDormand ("Fargo") stars in the title role. Married to a small-town Maine pharmacist (Richard Jenkins), she's an exacting middle-school ...

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  13. Frances McDormand shines in HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Home

    As played by Oscar-winner Frances McDormand, the title character in HBO's "Olive Kitteridge," premiering tonight at 9, isn't the kind of woman who can turn the world on with her smile -- nor would she even try. We all know people like her: She's the ultra-stern math teacher who made life miserable for you in school.

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  14. TV movies find cable comfyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Philly.com

    Some viewers will find it a hopelessly tedious slog through 25 years in the life of a crusty retired schoolteacher in coastal Maine. Others will hail it as a remarkable artistic accomplishment, illuminated by two of the finest performances you will see in any medium this year: Frances McDormand as the stoic, deeply unhappy Olive and Richard Jenkins as her sunny Jack Sprat of a husband.

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  15. Around the remote: Television picks for Nov. 2-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    DON'T MISS: "Olive Kitteridge" - The stern, judgmental title character at the heart of this two-night miniseries isn't the most likable woman you'll ever meet. But as played by Oscar winner Frances McDormand, she makes for a compelling character study.

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  16. Hercules Says Hbo's 4-Hour Miniseries Olive Kitteridge Offers Plenty To Keep Your InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... Ghostbuster to stumble in. Based on the Pulitzer-winning book by Elizabeth Strout, "Kittridge" stars Frances McDormand ("Fargo") as a Maine math teacher whose big brain frequently gets in the way of her own happiness. It's directed by Lisa ...

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  17. Around the Remote: "Olive Kitteridge" - Sun, 02 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    "Olive Kitteridge": The stern, judgmental title character at the heart of this two-night miniseries isn't the most likable woman you'll ever meet. But as played by Oscar winner Frances McDormand, she makes for a compelling character study.

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  18. "Olive Kitteridge" is an achingly beautiful, moving HBO miniseries.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... "I find it baffling, this life," concludes Olive, the character masterfully brought to life by Frances McDormand across a quarter century. Olive is witty, wise, aloof and a horrible mother. McDormand makes her entirely credible and oddly endearing. ...

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  19. Frances McDormand embraces abrasive 'Olive Kitteridge'Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    "I wanted to make sure that we were telling the story about a female character and we didn't compromise or give the audience a break," says Frances McDormand, who plays Olive Kitteridge. "I wanted to make sure that we were telling the story about a female character and we didn't compromise or give the audience a break," says Frances McDormand, who plays Olive Kitteridge.

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  20. Weekend television picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Philly.com

    Oscar winner Frances McDormand gives a sly, finely tuned performance as the difficult title character in a two-night adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer-winning novel. A Maine schoolteacher who's incapable of not speaking her mind, Olive is more interesting - and often funnier - when she's depressed than most of the happier people around her will ever be.

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