FARGO AND THE WOMEN

FARGO – What is it with Fargo Season 2 and the women? Season 2 of the hit FX show Fargo just concluded and the praise received if anything exceeded the first season, which itself had come as a surprise. And yet there was something that disturbed me throughout my viewing of Noah Hawley’s intelligent crime … Continue reading “FARGO AND THE WOMEN”

FARGO 2: REVIEW

FARGO: Season 2 – Mid-Season Review: The second season of Fargo is some great television but its depiction of women though true to the 70s period is pretty hard to stomach. At the beginning of every episode, Fargo underlines its fictive status with the greatest lie in art ‘based on true events’. Although in the Coen Brothers’ original … Continue reading “FARGO 2: REVIEW”

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI – REVIEW

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI – REVIEW – Fargo goes to Missouri as Olive Kitteridge is angry with Woody the barman from Cheers. Ebbing Missouri is the kind of small town in which everyone knows everyone else’s business. And a terrible crime has been committed. With the failure of the local police chief to apprehend … Continue reading “THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI – REVIEW”

REVIEW: BABY DRIVER

Crack cocaine is commonly used as a recreational drug. The effects of crack cocaine consumption include euphoria, supreme confidence, loss of appetite, insomnia, alertness, increased energy, a craving for more crack cocaine and giving Edgar Wright’s musical heist movie, Baby Driver, a five star review. Ansel Elgort is Baby, a getaway driver in thrall to crime … Continue reading “REVIEW: BABY DRIVER”

BILLY BOB THORNTON’S HEAD NOW THREE TIMES AS BIG AS HIS BODY

HOLLYWOOD – Billy Bob Thornton’s head is now three times bigger than his body. Fargo and Goliath star Billy Bob Thornton has a head which is now three times as big as his scrawny body. The physical transformation is a result of Croats Disease which Thornton contracted while golfing in Greenland. The Man Who Wasn’t … Continue reading “BILLY BOB THORNTON’S HEAD NOW THREE TIMES AS BIG AS HIS BODY”

FRANCES MCDORMAND MARRIES SECOND COEN BROTHER

LAS VEGAS – ‘I’ve got the set,’ shouted an inebriated Frances McDormand from the steps of the small Las Vegas wedding chapel where yesterday she married her second Coen Brother, probably Ethan or Joel. The Oscar winning actress has already been married to one of the Coens, Joel or Ethan since 1984, but decided she … Continue reading “FRANCES MCDORMAND MARRIES SECOND COEN BROTHER”

FX TO MAKE HUDSUCKER PROXY TV SHOW

HOLLYWOOD – Following the success of the Fargo TV show, FX have announced they have green lit a spin off TV version of the hit Coen Brothers movie: The Hudsucker Proxy. Based on the 1994 film starring Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Newman, The Hudsucker Proxy TV show will be written by Noah … Continue reading “FX TO MAKE HUDSUCKER PROXY TV SHOW”

COEN BROTHERS ‘ARE OUT OF CONTROL’

CANNES – The Coen Brothers might be the Presidents of the Cannes Jury but we reveal that their past is a hot bucket of slimy Hollywood scandal. The Coen Brothers‘ consistent misbehaviour has been kept from the headlines by an unholy cabal of powerful agents, celebrity friends and studio heads, but a recent acceleration in debauchery could … Continue reading “COEN BROTHERS ‘ARE OUT OF CONTROL’”

FIRST LOOK AT COEN BROTHERS’ HAIL, CAESAR!

HOLLYWOOD – The Coen Brothers new film starring George Clooney is not out until 2016 but the Studio Exec got an EXCLUSIVE first look at the film. In the picture George Clooney can be seen playing Mark Antony opposite Channing Tatum as Caesar. The official synopsis reads:  Mark Antony (George Clooney) is sent to Egypt by … Continue reading “FIRST LOOK AT COEN BROTHERS’ HAIL, CAESAR!”

NATIONAL STEVE GUTTENBERG DAY

HOLLYWOOD – The 22nd of December sees the nationwide celebration of National Steve Guttenberg Day and street parties are planned all across the US. The Winter solstice is usually famous for inspiring John Donne poems and making everyone feel chilly, but since 1982 National Steve Guttenberg Day has shone like a beacon of hope in … Continue reading “NATIONAL STEVE GUTTENBERG DAY”

FX LINES UP MORE COEN BROTHERS SHOWS

HOLLYWOOD – Following the critical success of FX’s hit show Fargo, more Coen Brothers spin offs are being lined up for the Fall season. There are currently three Coen Brothers shows in pre-production: Hudsucker will follow the fortunes of Norville Barnes (Zach Braff), a young inventor who’s placed in a position of power by the … Continue reading “FX LINES UP MORE COEN BROTHERS SHOWS”

GEOFFREY RUSH / WILLIAM H. MACY FEUD ENTERS 7TH YEAR

HOLLYWOOD – No one is sure how it began but the violent feud between Geoffrey Rush and William H. Macy has now entered its seventh year, with both actors ignoring calls from various famous luminaries to bury the hatchet. ‘The only hatchet I’ll be burying,’ said the fuming Fargo star, ‘will be a very literal … Continue reading “GEOFFREY RUSH / WILLIAM H. MACY FEUD ENTERS 7TH YEAR”

COEN BROTHERS ATTACK AFFLECK

HOLLYWOOD – The bad boys of middlebrow cinema, the Coen Brothers, launched a scathing attack against Ben Affleck today during an interview with French culture magazine Chapeau. ‘That asshole stole our movie and he’s gonna pay with his nut,’ they said in unison in a The Shining -Danny-come-and-play-with-.us way that they’ve perfected over the years. ‘His film Argo … Continue reading “COEN BROTHERS ATTACK AFFLECK”

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE: REVIEW

Harvey Milk is Robert Smith from The Cure whose married to the sheriff of Fargo but goes all Boys from Brazil when his dad dies, helped by the least famous guy from Taxi. Paolo Sorrentino directs his first English language film with the dial turned to full quirk. A road movie, revenge, comedy mishmash that looks … Continue reading “THIS MUST BE THE PLACE: REVIEW”