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    Billy Bob Thornton Talks Directing 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' & Looks Back On 'Sling Blade,' 'Armageddon,' 'Bad Santa' & More

    These days, most people think of Billy Bob Thornton as an actor, thanks to his unforgettable performances in pictures like the Coens’ “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Sam Raimi’s “A Simple Plan” and Terry Zwigoff’s “Bad Santa,” so much so that it’s easy to forget that Thornton wrote, directed and starred...

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    VODetails: 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Is Billy Bob Thornton's return to the director's chair worth your VODollars?

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    WATCH: Billy Bob Thornton's 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' (TRAILER)

    As Billy Bob Thornton rejoins the Coen brothers' for their new "Fargo" TV series, at long last, his fest circuit veteran "Jayne Mansfield's Car" will be available on-demand August 20th and in theaters on September 13 via Anchor Bay Films. Marking "Slingblade" writer-director Thornton's first film si...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Billy Bob Thornton's 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon & More

    Despite hitting festivals last year in Berlin, Austin and St. Louis, and a star-studded cast, it has taken a while for Billy Bob Thornton's ensemble dramedy "Jayne Mansfield's Car" to make its way to theaters. But that may also be because studios just aren't in the business of ensemble dramedies so ...

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    Watch: Trailer for Billy Bob Thornton Latest Directorial Effort 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    "Jayne Mansfield's Car" touches on family and culture clash in the late 1960s.

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    Frank Darabont, James Franco & Billy Bob Thornton Are Heading to the Austin Film Festival

    Billy Bob Thornton’s latest co-writing-directing effort, “Jayne Mansfield’s Car,” will screen as the Austin Film Festival’s closing-night film Oct. 25, fest organizers announced Wednesday. Additionally, “The Shawshank Redemption” writer-director Frank Darabo...

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    Focus Features Go To 'The Place Beyond The Pines,' 'Great Expectations' And 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Also Find Homes

    Several days into this year's Toronto International Film Festival, the buyers' market hasn't quite caught fire yet. A few films have been picked up, mostly on the smaller scale of things, but the first few days have mostly been made up of films that already have distribution – the "Cloud Atlas"es, "...

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    Toronto 2012: Billy Bob Thornton Drama 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Goes to Anchor Bay

    The Billy Bob Thornton-directed period drama "Jayne Mansfield's Car" will be distributed by Anchor Bay Films in North America and the U.K.  The announcement came in advance of the film's North American premiere September 13 at the Toronto International Film Festival. Dire...

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    102 Reviews From the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

    The Toronto International Film Festival continues through next weekend, but Indiewire has already reviewed a significant portion of the program at various other festivals over the past year.

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    New Pics From Billy Bob Thornton's 'Jayne Mansfield’s Car'; Cate Shortland's Lore & Viggo Mortensen In 'Everybody Has A Plan'

    While Billy Bob Thornton broke out in a big way as a director with "Sling Blade," his efforts behind the camera since have failed to live up to that promise. From the troubled production of "All The Pretty Horses" to little seen efforts like "Daddy & Them" and last ...

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