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    The 8 Indie Films You Must See in April

    The winter's post-Oscar doldrums are gone and the Spring specialty film release calendar is abuzz with an eclectic mix of films American and international, narrative and documentary, dramatic and comic. Before the summer season ups the ante, it's an excellent opportunity to check out a batch...

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    Richard Linklater & Matthew McConaughey Talk The Odd DNA Of 'Bernie'

    Ever since his debut, “Slacker,” earned him a spot on the national filmmaking stage, Richard Linklater has been one of Texas’ favorite sons. It’s certainly helped that so many of his movies not only took place in the state, but paid real and honest tribute to its citizens, without insult or parody. ...

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    SXSW '12: Jack Black Talks 'Bernie' & Says He's Still Trying To "Crack The Code" On 'School Of Rock 2'

    Jack Black is a goof – at least when you watch him on screen: from “High Fidelity” to “School Of Rock” to “Kung Fu Panda” to “Tropic Thunder,” Black exudes a manic, febrile energy that is irresistibly funny, if not charming, even when he’s being mean or maybe a little bit obnoxious. But off camera, ...

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    SXSW '12 Review: Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' Starring Jack Black Is A Harmless, But Charming & Funny Effort

    Employing a laid-back, jovial and amiable mien, Richard Linklater's latest effort, the East Texas-set black comedy "Bernie," is not unlike the Austin-based filmmaker himself: affable, eager to please without pandering, and highly likeable. In fact, "Bernie," starring Jack Bla...

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    14 New Images Of Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey & Shirley MacLaine

    What do you get when you mix Texan manners, a mortician, a murder, Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey and Shirley MacLaine into a comedic crime thriller? You get Richard Linklater's "Bernie," another fascinating stylistic detour from the filmmaker, marking his first feature film since 200...

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    Watch: Clips From Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' & Kevin Macdonald's 'Marley'

    First up is an oddball look at Richard Linklater's slightly twisted, based on a true story tale "Bernie." Starring Matthew McConaguhy, Jack Black and Shirley Maclaine, the film tells the story of a beloved mortician (Black) in a small Texas town who befriends a mean old widow (Shirley MacLaine) and ...

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    Watch: Trailer For Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' Starring Jack Black & Matthew McConaughey

    A Renaissance man, a community leader, and a mortician who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a wealthy widow that leads to fatal consequences: this is the premise to Richard Linklater's latest, a black comedy called "Bernie." Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey and the great Shirley MacLai...

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    New Posters For Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' &' The Raid: Redemption'

    A couple of posters for your eyeballs as we head into the weekend, so let's just get right to it...

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    Bill Murray's 'Hyde Park on Hudson' Hits On December 7th; Richard Linklater's 'Bernie' Dated For April 27th

    A couple of release dates on the horizon, so get out your calendars....

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    SXSW Adds '21 Jump Street,' 'Do-Deca-Pentathalon,' 'Killer Joe,' 'Casa De Mi Padre' & More To Lineup

    Don't unpack that bag from Sundance too fast. SXSW in Austin, Texas is just around the corner and it has two things over Park City: spring heat and BBQ. With the film festival just over a month away, organizers have dropped their features lineup, and there will be some nice surprises for those m...

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