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This week’s Fargo is much like the Wizard of Oz through the Coen Brothers’ lens.

This week’s Fargo is much like the Wizard of Oz through the Coen Brothers’ lens.

Fargo Season 4 Episode 9 Review East/West

This FARGO review contains spoilers.

Fargo Season 4 Episode 9

If last week’s Fargo showcased a climactic sh tout at a stop that felt strongly influenced by The Untouchables, “East/West” l ks back even further in film history for motivation. In a not-so-subtle homage to the Wizard of Oz, Fargo goes grayscale and prominently features a small dog and a Kansas tornado, but right here the fortune teller that Dorothy discovers while running away is replaced with a vague billboard, which takes on a deeper and much more ominous meaning by episode end. The most episode that is stylish the season, “East/West” is brief but welcome detour in front of Season 4’s final two episodes.Read More