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    ‘Bernie’ clunky and lacking cohesion

    Bernie Written by Skip Hollandsworth and Richard Linklater Directed by Richard Linklater USA, 2012 Bernie’s a really nice guy. I mean really nice. There are a lot of people in Carthage, Texas that still think so, even though he just shot an old woman in the back four times. Bernie (Jack Black, in a performance […] More

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    55th BFI London Film Festival: Richard Linklater’s ‘Bernie’ is bright and breezy

    Bernie Written by Richard Linklater and Skip Hollandsworth Directed by Richard Linklater 2011, USA In 1996, the sleepy East Texas town of Carthage awoke to find itself embroiled in controversy – the extremely popular and gregarious local civic leader Bernhardt ‘Bernie’ Tiede had been arrested for the murder of his long term social companion Marjorie […] More