Fargo

Fargo

94%
  • Fargo
    1 minutes 31 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Fargo Reviews

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Glenn Dunks
Quickflix

Deceptive in its storytelling choices, economical with its plotting, and sly with its dialogue, this Oscar winner is truly incredible.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: A

April 29, 2014
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Fargo, with its grotesque murders and cheery detectives, is a cold gem that takes us to the far north. Its seemingly pitiless light opens up the realms of darkness concealed beneath that world of white.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 21, 2014
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A small, supremely satisfying film. Heck and you betcha, it is.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 21, 2014
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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A few scenes go around in circles, as if snow-blind, and the humor may be too inward and contorted for some tastes. But McDormand brings order to the weirdness and warms it up.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

April 21, 2014
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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It's another daring black comedy by one of the most consistently inventive moviemaking teams of the last decade, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

April 21, 2014
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Returning to the horror-comic vein that launched their careers, director Joel Coen and producer Ethan Coen pepper their new picture with so much humor that the occasional bursts of sheer mayhem seem more ridiculous than revolting.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

April 21, 2014
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

You have to grant the Coens their due as creators of suspense, mood and plotting, and for their ability to color the most monstrous crimes with an undeniably funny sense of the absurd.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 21, 2014
Roger Hurlburt
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

McDormand is brilliant, Macy terrific, Presnell perfect, Buscemi fabulous. And Stormare is fascinating as one of the deadliest and most horrid big-screen killers in recent memory. Fargo is a down-and-dirty doozy.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

April 21, 2014
Alan Jones
Radio Times

The result is a modern masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

April 21, 2014

Total Film

Fargo stands out as the Coen brothers' warmest, most accessible offering to date -- despite its frosty Minnesota setting.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 5/5

April 21, 2014
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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In the fascinating Fargo, writer-director Joel and writer-producer Ethan have come up with a film that is either an oddly funny crime drama or an ultra-deadpan comedy, depending on how you look at it.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

April 21, 2014

Film4

As great a film as the Coens have made. And that's saying something.

Full Review Source: Film4

April 21, 2014
Stephen Hunter
Baltimore Sun

It's a miracle: A tough, honest, bloody film set so far from the bright lights it feels as if it's on a different planet, yet knowable and absolutely compelling from start to finish. Fargo is great American movie-making.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 4/4

April 21, 2014
Tom Gliatto
People Magazine

The Coen brothers, director Ethan and producer-cowriter Joel, have finally latched onto a story strong enough to carry their eccentric mix of black humor and self-conscious style.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

April 21, 2014
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The performances by McDormand (bringing a GREAT screen character to life) and Macy are superb.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 4/4

April 18, 2014
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

As is typical Coen Brothers entertainment. "Fargo" offers incredibly complex characterization along with very memorable dark comedy.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 4, 2014
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Dark, gritty, and brilliant. Not for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

December 18, 2010
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"Fargo" is the kind of black comedy you can rediscover over and over again. The laughs and shocks never fade.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A

January 17, 2010
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Quite simply, Fargo is the best movie the Coen Brothers have ever made. And that's saying a lot.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 5/5

January 10, 2010
Robert Levin
Film School Rejects

The most complete film the Coens have ever made, it's nothing short of a movie for the ages.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: 4/4

December 2, 2009
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