When the first rumors about the show Fargo by the eponymous cult film of the Coen brothers, the response was unequivocal: “Hands off the classics!”. Even the singer of one of the main roles, Martin Freeman, later admitted that reacted to this idea very skeptical. Until I saw the script …
But here came the final series of Fargo and the same audience went ecstatic and television criticism, which in general is difficult to surprise, recognized this criminal black comedy best drama series in 2014 (and after 2014 minutes, for a moment, barely passed for its equator).
Creators of the show managed to write great, full of compliments Coens love letter while making a generous gift to fans of the original painting in 1996. Imagine that you are lucky enough to get inside your favorite movie, meet the heroes who stayed behind the scenes, and generally stay there for up to five times longer than the tape itself. This is the Fargo .
In the new world of Fargo easy to get lost. Snowy prairie without end, cozy jackets, scarves dimensionless, ginger ale at home cafe, a neat one-story houses, provincial naivete locals … All this might make up for depression and sleep, if not Lorne Malvo.
This direwolf in pizhonistom coat, the owner rolls over IQ and stupid bangs playfully turned cozy Bemidji bloodbath. He made incredible storyline make somersaults, making Fargo one of the most unpredictable year projects. He might have taken a serial villain familiar to us charm, making it a real focal point of the dark forces.Glimpses of hell fire in his eyes make petrify others, even if the Malvo silent and does nothing.
Of course, Billy Bob Thornton did a great job with ease hoisted his character on the same step of the podium, which until then sat alone Anton Chigur. However, the hallmark of Cohen projects (as in the series produced the two-headed director) has always been a caste-cuts, where each character – in his own diamond.
In this regard, it is impossible to ignore the fascinating metamorphosis of Leicester. But many were convinced that the star of “Sherlock» (Sherlock) will never part with the role spineless good-natured. But Freeman did the unthinkable – a spark of hell fire, pereprygnuvshaya with Malvo Lester, ignited a fire that this mattress is literally carried away on the road. How broken loose rabid dog, he rushed bespredelnichat hoping to regain long-lost self-esteem. Of course, compared with the devil Malvo, reptile hides under the guise of a humble insurance agent, is smaller than it, but the level of acting in this case truly transcends.
Perfectly fit into the company of veterans TV and film newcomer Allison Tolman.She had no purpose to eclipse the original Frances McDormand of Fargo but turned out to make his lady-cop same catchy, despite the apparent simplicity of the image.
And, of course, it should be noted Bob Odenkerka as the recent boss. Perhaps it is here that the actor has proved that he is ready to pull yourself apart and show exactly comedic sense. 80% comedy, 20% drama – is the ratio of the producers promise the new series “Better call Saul» (Better Call Saul).
Besides luxury of acting and unpredictable plot, this drama is worthy of the highest praise for the preservation of the spirit of the original. There is a cynical black humor, and the classical opposition universe clinical idiots one or two reasonable characters and masterly camera work and attention to detail. Even minimalist snowy landscape here – one of the main participants in the events. Just as was the desert in Breaking Bad and New Orleans in the American Horror Story.
It turned out that the project, which is kind of like was destined to remain in the shadow of the great film, is able to live their lives. Moreover, the series Fargo in the view can make people forget about the movie Fargo .And those who are not familiar with the original, just tempt him to look.