| May 21, 2014
| 4:45 PM
With its even-tempered Midwestern folk, frozen landscapes and sudden, savage violence, FX's miniseries "Fargo" riffs on the 1996 Coen brothers movie while marking itself as a distinct creation all its own.
Certainly, there are echoes of Frances...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 PM
"Fargo" writer-executive producer-showrunner Noah Hawley and his production company 26 Keys have closed a two-year overall production deal with FX Productions, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, presidents of original programming for FX...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Crime does pay, apparently, as the first episode of FX's new series "Fargo" premiered Tuesday to strong ratings.
The first installment of a 10-episode limited series inspired by Joel and Ethan Coen's Oscar-winning 1996 film of the same name drew 4.15...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Though set within the same frigid landscape as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie, the new FX series "Fargo" is not so much an adaptation as it is a close cousin. Two episodes in, it has revealed itself to be a show larded with sight gags, stubborn Midwestern...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Fans of the Coen brothers' Oscar-winning crime dramedy "Fargo" can finally get their first peek at what the new TV series will look like with the first full-length trailer, released Tuesday.
There's a lot that looks familiar here: frozen vistas,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With a muscular catalog of some 4,000 feature film titles and 10,500 TV episodes, MGM Television has a bounty of material from which to draw in fashioning its development slate, and prexy Roma Khanna, at the helm of TV and digital distribution since 2011,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
August: Osage County
Starz/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99
Available on VOD beginning April 8
Tracy Letts has now had three of his plays adapted into films. Director William Friedkin made the bizarre "Bug" and "Killer Joe" into something as...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:04 PM
At an upfront presentation for reporters Wednesday in New York, FX Networks Chief Executive John Landgraf outlined an ambitious slate of programming for FX and its recently launched offshoot FXX, promising that 2014 would be the "biggest year ever" for...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As bracing as the snowy vistas in the movie on which it is based, FX's "Fargo" quickly establishes itself as its own property, possessing the tone and style of the rightly admired Coen brothers classic, but pursuing a new tawdry true-crime tale, albeit in...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
An all-day salute to the late Mickey Rooney...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Lorne Malvo, Billy Bob Thornton's sinister hitman in "Fargo" (9 p.m. April 15, FX; 3.5 stars out of 4), doesn't have doubts. He doesn't ask himself the question posed on a poster in the FX series' first episode: "What if you're right and everyone else...