Fargo Season 3 Finale

(Every week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Fargo season 3 by answering one simple question: who f*cked up the most this week?)

The third season of Fargo opened with two characters who have polar opposite views of the world, and that’s exactly how it ended. The series began with a man who was not Yuri Gurka, but according to another character’s set of rules, he was. He was the killer because the government official wanted him to be. A simple coincidence, a name and address, disrupted or ruined the man’s life, which is nothing new on Noah Hawley‘s series.

Keith Gordon directed this week’s unpredictable finale, which packed a heavy punch. Below, read our review of the Fargo season 3 finale.

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wonder woman spoiler review

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman.)

It’s astounding that in this day and age, when superheroes are either disillusioned or self-deprecating, that we can have a hero like Wonder Woman. In the bleak DC Cinematic Universe, where nihilism reigns supreme, here we have a hero who champions the ideas of hope, compassion, and goodness.

Diana (Gal Gadot) is not dissimilar from the Disney princesses, who have long been heroes of overwhelming empathy. They are aspirational figures who exist in an elevated reality — fairy tales themselves are metaphorical by nature, and rarely depict anything other than a black and white reality. This is Diana at the beginning of the film, the embodiment of the ultimate Disney princess, for all the gifts and faults that they have — though thankfully without the frequently troublesome depiction of an “evil” mother or stepmother figure commonly seen in fairy tales.

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Fargo The Law of Inevitability Review

(Every week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Fargo season 3 by answering one simple question: who f*cked up the most this week?)

The blue streak continues on Fargo. Life has never been worse for Sy Feltz (Michael Stuhlbarg), Emmit Stussy (Ewan McGregor), and maybe Nikki Swango (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), who’s mysterious and world-weary enough to indicate season 3 of Fargo is far from her first bad time in Minnesota. Noah Hawley‘s FX series experiences the shockwave of last week’s shocking episode in “The Law of Inevitability,” in which Chief Moe Dammick (Shea Whigham) enlightens us on the mashed potato theory and how he proceeds when the sun is out.

Below, check out our latest Fargo review.

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Fargo episode 4 review

(Every week, we’re going to kick off discussion about Fargo season 3 by answering one simple question: who f*cked up the most this week?)

This week’s episode of Fargo begins with Emmit Stussy (Ewan McGregor) worrying about his appearance. By the end of “The Narrow Escape Problem,” how his hair looks is the least of his problems. In episode four of of the third season of Noah Hawley‘s FX series, Emmit, Ray, and Nikki Swango (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) dig deeper holes for themselves.

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The Law of Non-Contradiction review

(Every week, we’re going to kick off discussion about Fargo season 3 by answering one simple question: who f*cked up the most this week?)

This week’s episode of Fargo is heavy on the melancholy. Ennis Stussy (Scott Hylands) kept quiet and miserable in the first two episodes of season 3…mostly because he’s dead. Even when he was a younger man, he suffered like so many other Fargo characters.

To answer the question “Who is Thaddeus Mobley?” Noah Hawley‘s show pays a trip to where many Coen Brothers’ characters have experienced pain: Los Angeles.

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Fargo season 3 reviews

Like the Coen BrothersNoah Hawley tests his characters in all sorts of challenging, horrific, and comedic ways. Sometimes he’ll let them off the hook, but more often than not, nothing comes easy. Especially if you’re a character in Fargo. There’s always going to be some heartbreak and suffering.

According to the early reviews for Fargo season 3, Hawley has created another memorable, hilarious ensemble knee-deep in hot water. Let’s bundle up and explore the cold wasteland of the early Fargo season 3 buzz.

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Fargo season 3 featurette

“As you can imagine, things go wrong,” actor Michael Stuhlbarg says about season 3 of Fargo, succinctly summing up the series in which dreams are rarely ever made. Noah Hawley‘s show often involves characters making poor decisions, much to our delight and horror. Starting April 19, we’ll meet a new batch of desperate Fargo characters doomed by coincidence and fate.

Below, watch the Fargo season 3 featurette.

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Fargo extended season 3 trailer

“Pitchfork peasants with murders in their eyes” are coming, V.M. Vargas (David Thewlis) warns viewers in the new preview for Fargo season 3. Vargas is most likely talking to the man with the overwhelming smile shown above, the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, Emmit Stussy (Ewan McGregor). What sort of trouble Emmit finds himself in on the show is still a mystery, but it’s safe to expect a touch of murder and plenty of laughs.

Below, watch the Fargo season 3 extended trailer.

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Wonder Woman Tone

Having seen 16 minutes of Wonder Woman, as well as a presentation of the events in the first act of the film, we finally have a good idea of what all the key players in the film are doing. Obviously there’s our superheroine Diana Prince, but there are also the Amazons who raised her, a few villains, some helpful heroes, and more.

We’ve put together a Wonder Woman character breakdown based on what we’ve learned about the movie so far, including some speculation on what might be in store for a couple of the characters. Read More »

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Fargo season 3 teaser

We don’t need to see much footage to convince us to check out season three of Fargo. At the end of the day, all we really need are Fargo commercials with air conditioners running and an inflatable Santa Claus deflating to get us excited about the return of Noah Hawley‘s series, which takes the basic premise of the Coen brothers’ classic film and sprints with it. These short, atmospheric commercials tell us what we need to know: the show is back on April 19, 2017.

The latest ad gives us a first look at Ewan McGregorMary Elizabeth Winstead, and Carrie Coon, all newcomers to this anthology series. The three of them are dressed appropriately, having the sort of distinct presence characters tend to have on Fargo. However, it’s McGregor’s look that will turn the most heads.

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