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Fargo goes out like it came in, except when it doesn’t

A palindrome is a phrase that reads the same forwards and backwards: “Madam I’m Adam,” or something like that. Fargo’s second season does not read the same forwards and backwards, because I’m not even sure that’s a thing a TV show could do, leastways across ten whole episodes. It would have be frustratingly literal,…

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The Big Lebowski’s John Goodman wants Donald Trump to “shut the fuck up”

Real estate tycoon turned presidential aspirant Donald Trump has been running his mouth a lot lately about topics like immigration, menstruation, and John McCain’s war record. Clearly, someone needs to tell this man to give his vocal cords a rest, and there is no better candidate for the job than Walter Sobchak, the…

Natural born thrillers: 18 directors who haven’t made a horror film, but should

Looked at one way, most of David Lynch’s movies are horror movies. Is there a more petrifying moment in cinema than the Winkie’s diner scene in Mulholland Dr.? Is there a more menacing monster than Dennis Hopper’s gas-huffing pervert gangster in Blue Velvet? And what genuine “master of horror” has conceived of a…