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‘Bernie’ Review

6 April 2013 5:35 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Larry Jack Dotson | Written by Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth | Directed by Richard Linklater

Fact is always stranger than fiction. That statement has been a part of our popular lexicon for as long as I can remember.  Even with its common use the factual nature of that statement has gone relatively unexamined. While that is not the exact purpose of Richard Linklater’s Bernie it is a welcomed side effect. In Bernie Linklater tells the story of Bernie, an eccentric funeral director that completely takes over a small Texas town. Instead of presenting this story in a normal biographical framework Linklater uses a combination of actors and real life townspeople by weaving them in through documentary style interviews and actual scripted scenes. With this blend of fact and possibly fiction we get a fascinating portrait into »

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