Critic Review - Washington Post

Gunderson (Frances McDormand) [is] the most endearing, hilarious and wholly feminine heroine since Thelma or Louise.

January 18, 2002 Full Review Source: Washington Post | Comments (3)
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Ben Sacks

Ben Sacks

If by feminine you mean weak, then yes I would agree. He is less hilarious and more pathetic. His desperate and futile attempts to maintain control over his fumbling scheme would be hilarious if not for the bloodshed that ensues because of his incompetence and cowardliness. His pretense of shame that he displays as he sells the couple a car becomes a permanent fixture on his face as he continuously fails to resolve or even confront his problems.

Nov 29 - 10:59 PM

Charlie T.

Charlie Tyrganst

Gunderson is the female cop...you're getting mixed up with Lundegaard, who is played by William Macy.

Mar 16 - 08:13 AM

Liam Booth

Liam Booth

Yeah Ben s, stupid mistake but that's not the point. I completely agree with this, her accent especially throws you off like Sarah palin, and te fact that she is intelligent and ultimately wins is brilliant and slightly eye-opening.

Jun 11 - 07:56 AM

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