| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Rhode Island, pay attention: Your favorite film is apparently "Hachi: A Dog's Tale."
A map posted on Reddit earlier this week charts the most popular film set in each state, and some results are surprising, especially for the nation’s smallest...
| Dec 16, 2013
Asked to choose if great songwriting or great performance ability is more important for a musician, "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac hesitates, wavers, then decides.
"I'd say definitely songwriting. Because if you perform a [bleepy] song, then just...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
FX's upcoming "Fargo" limited series is rounding out its cast, and has added some notable names, including "Breaking Bad's" Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh of "Private Practice."
In case you've been crossing your fingers that AMC's "Breaking Bad" follow-up,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Why should HBO have all the World War II miniseries? FX is getting in business with Oscar-winning director-writer-producer team Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson for a 10-part WW II miniseries.
The based-on-a-true-story miniseries...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Just two days into filming "The Way, Way Back," the delicate balance that first-time directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash had carefully planned was already crumbling.
Rain had forced them to change the schedule, pushing up the shooting of an indoor scene...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Miniseries such as "Top of the Lake" and "The Bible," both expected to figure in the race for Emmys, are in the vanguard of the remarkable resurgence of a format that, until recently, the industry had all but abandoned.
So much long-form programming...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:23 AM
FX is bringing back "Fargo." Not the movie, but a new miniseries.
A revamped version of the Coen Brothers' 1996 black comedy starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand as a pregnant police chief investigating a murder case will premiere in spring on the...
| 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...