Just Funny-Lookin'


FX's Coen Brothers produced version of Fargo is the type of remake I can really get behind. Rather than just passively retelling the same story over again, with different actors and better production values, they're using the basic framework of the film and constructing a new narrative and characters to inhabit the space. That's what a remake should be: an opportunity to tell a new story under familiar circumstances.

This first look at Fargo is little more than a tease, introducing us to Billy Bob Thornton's character in condition that most of us in eastern North America can sympathize with right now (seriously, at a certain point the sky has to just run out of snow, right?). I suspect this will be the first of several character moments, before FX gives us a full trailer ahead of the April 15th premiere. I'm looking forward to it.
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Adopting the descriptor of "successfully unpublished author", MR. Clark began writing things on the internet in 2012, which he believed to be an entirely reputable and civilized place to find and deliver information. He regrets much.

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