FARGO – SEASON 4 REVIEW
Hey there, glad you could make it all the way down here to 1950’s Kansas City where season 4 of the FX black-comedy crime anthology Fargo takes place. This new installment follows two crime families as they each fight for control of the shadier part of the famous BBQ town. On one side is the Cannon Limited, black migrants fleeing the Jim Crow South led by Loy (Chris Rock). On the other is the current family in charge, the Faddas, who find themselves under new leadership with Josto (Jason Schwartzman). As with every season of this show you can expect lots of colorful and unique characters that this season include Jessie Buckley, Ben Whishaw, Jack Huston, Timothy Olyphant, and many more. Here to give you a tour of this slice of Americana is Nathan, Jordan, Rae, and Neil to tell you if you should stop in for a bite and a cup of joe or to keep on going to North Dakota.
CREATED BY: Noah Hawley
STARRING: Chris Rock, Jessie Buckley, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, Jack Huston, Salvatore Esposito, E’myri Crutchfield, Andrew Bird, Anji White, Jeremie Harris, Matthew Elam, Corey Hendrix, James Vincent Meredith, Francesco Acquaroli, Gaetano Bruno, Stephen Spencer, Karen Aldridge, Glynn Turman, Timothy Olyphant, Kelsey Asbille, J. Nicole Brooks, Rodney L. Jones III, Nadia Simms, Hannah Love Jones, Tommaso Ragno, Torrey Hanson, Will Clinger
Nathan Flynn (Screener Squad)
A recent transplant to Austin originally hailing from the wretched hive of scum and villainy that is the Midwest, Nathan Flynn has been a movie super freak since he saw “An American Werewolf in London” way too young and grew up worshipping the James Bond franchise and all things related to Cold War-era spycraft. When he’s not watching movies and being a constant defender of the Tron franchise, he can be found practicing his second biggest love: cooking (having been a chef for 10+ years) and hitting his head up against a desk to write screenplays that nobody reads. He also spearheads his own podcast on the Mission Impossible franchise titled “Mission: Impodible”. He can be found rarely posting on his personal twitter.
Jordan Cobb (Screener Squad)
Born with a comic book in one hand, a camera in the other, and in front of the television as WrestleMania played out, Jordan Worth Cobb was thus birthed into this crazy world. A Digital Filmmaking major from the University of Central Arkansas, Jordan has done it all in film from directing, writing, editing, and producing in addition to skills involved in film and TV criticism, journalism, and years of podcasting experience. On any given day, her ADHD riddled brain bounces focus from film to pro wrestling to TV to superheroes to noir to video games to espionage and yes, even to sports. She played little league you know. For more of this eccentric nerd, you can follow her on Twitter here and read her original writings on Deepest Corners of My Notebook.
Lyrae Anderson (Screener Squad)
You can call me Rae. You can also call me a film lover. I’ll watch it all — small screen; big screen, and everything in between. I have attended and worked for Fantastic Fest and South by Southwest for many years. I married a film geek as well. While we don’t agree on everything, we agree on our love of movies.
Neil Anderson (Screener Squad)
I first got hooked on movies when I saw Star Wars at a drive-in theater as a kid. Growing up in a small, rural town meant not having access to a lot of movies. In college, that all changed. I couldn’t get enough. I love it all — flicks, films, movies, and cinema. I still have that wide-eyed wonder of that kid watching movies from the back of a pick-up truck at the drive-in.
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