What Writers Can Learn From Watching “Fargo”

Alan Sepinwall reviews a screening of FX’s Fargo:

“…the level of suspense that Noah Hawley‘s script and Matt Shakman’s direction create is almost unbearable, and that tension was palpable and powerful throughout the screening….

“…That there isn’t any violence in between the elevator massacre and Linda’s murder only illustrates the power of making your audience wait for something to happen, assuming you’re a good enough storyteller to make it feel like something more than just the marking of time.”

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