| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
When the screen went to black, behind the haunting play-out of antihero extraordinaire Walter White against Badfinger's "Baby Blue," the crowd at the screening of Sunday's series finale of "Breaking Bad" at Hollywood Forever Cemetery...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The era of "Breaking Bad" started with a desperate man alone and pantless in the New Mexico desert. It ended Sunday with thousands of Badheads cheering in the dark following a screening of the drama's finale at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
"So were you...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:21 PM
"Breaking Bad," the sweet little show that captured the hearts of approximately one-fortieth of a nation (more like one-thirtieth, if we reckon by the finale), sent itself into history Sunday with a well-balanced episode that stayed on mission, touching...
| 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...
| 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 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 11, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Since his star-making turn nearly two decades ago as the mentally challenged Karl Childers in "Sling Blade," Billy Bob Thornton has been known for what may best be described as playing expressive eccentrics. There was a bad Santa, an astronaut farmer...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Major premieres and season finales are the highlights this week.
Most auspicious is FX’s “Fargo.” HBO’s “True Detective” became a sensation, but “Fargo” is the more entertaining series. Will it gather...
| 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,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Currently nominated for six Oscars - including best picture, actor (Bruce Dern), supporting actress (June Squibb) and director (Alexander Payne) - this superb comedy-drama, filmed in black and white, follows the odyssey of a father and son (Dern, Will...