| 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 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 1, 2014
| 8:27 PM
However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer.
Nearly four decades, in fact.
White, the former football coach at UC Berkeley, has hoped to see a film about the story of Roth, the...
| 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,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Channel 4 has acquired the U.K. premiere broadcast rights to "Fargo," the 10-part television series inspired by the Coen brothers' film. It will air in the spring.
The series is an original adaptation by scribe Noah Hawley ("Bones," "The...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Joel and Ethan Coen's fictionalized look at the New York folk music scene immediately before the emergence of Bob Dylan is, like most of their films, cleverly written and perfectly cast. The only extra in this new release is a 42-minute making-of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before boning up on hockey terminology.
The Skinny: I have too much TV viewing to do. I didn't finish "Fargo" last night and I haven't even started Monday's episodes of "Louie." And yes, I do watch more than FX. Today's roundup...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
News that will make you go, Oh, yah?: Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, better known as Key and Peele, have joined the cast of FX's "Fargo."
The duo, who have made a name for themselves with their popular Comedy Central sketch show "Key &...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Filmmaking siblings Joel and Ethan Coen ("Fargo," "No Country for Old Men") again earned wide acclaim for their portrait of a fictional early-1960s folk singer, superbly played by Oscar Isaac.
While he may lack social graces, Llewyn Davis has undeniable...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Denis Villeneuve's unsettling psychological crime thriller "Prisoners" provides a contrast between the disturbing subject matter (child abduction, suicide, torture) and Roger Deakins' restrained camerawork, reminiscent of the Brit d.p.'s cooly matter-of-...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Our desire that life should be more like it is in the movies beats at the heart of "Kumiko the Treasure Hunter," a wonderfully strange and beguiling adventure story comprised of buried treasure, hand crafts, and a possibly unhealthy obsession with the...