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

    Despite boasting a strong ensemble cast including Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Frances O'Connor, Ray Stevenson, Kevin Bacon (with an amazing hairpiece) and Robert Patrick, with writer/director Billy Bob Thornton also featuring, and slotting a premiere at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this y...

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    Billy Bob Thornton On 'Jayne Mansfield's Car': The Major Change He Made In The Edit, '60s Muscle Cars And More

    Contrary to his fearsomely eccentric reputation, we are happy to report that in person, writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton is a charmer. Attending The Berlin Film Festival for the premiere of his first directorial outing in over a decade "Jayne Mansfield's Car" (you can read our review here), ...

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    Berlinale 2012 Review: 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Finds A Solid Cast At The Wheel, But Not A Whole Lot Of Gas In The Tank

    A distinctly American, humanist drama, one that somewhat makes up in performances of warmth and generosity what it may lack in originality, "Jayne Mansfield's Car," which just enjoyed its World Premiere at the 2012 Berlinale, finds director and star Billy Bob Thornton showing a certain spiritual ki...

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    Berlin First Looks: Mads Mikkelsen In 'A Royal Affair,' Jet Li In 'Flying Swords Of Dragon Gate' Remake & Gabriel Byrne In 'I Anna'

    With the 62nd Annual Berlin International Film Festival in full swing, we've got more first look images from various pictures debuting at the Berlinale.

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    Billy Bob Thornton Lines Up Angelina Jolie-Inspired Directorial Project 'And Then We Drove'; Plus More Pics From 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Absent from the director's chair for nearly a decade, Billy Bob Thornton is on a tear behind the camera. Last spring he unveiled his Willie Nelson documentary "The King Of Luck," and he's currently in Berlin premiering his latest effort "Jayne Mansfield's Car." And it...

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