Bernie
First screened in December 2012
Director: Richard Linklater. Cast: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Richard Robichaux, Brady Coleman, Kay Epperson, Sonny Davis, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Merrilee McCommas, Mathew Greer, Marjorie Dome, Jack Payne, Ira Bounds, Chris Humphrey, Tanja Givens, Kay McConaughey, Tim Cariker, Glenda Jones, Travis Blevins. Screenplay: Richard Linklater and Skip Hollandsworth (based on the article by Skip Hollandsworth).
Twitter Capsule: Many folks have really connected to this, but I didn't buy a moment of it, no matter how many "real people" it threw at me.

Photo © 2011 Millennium Entertainment/
Mandalay Vision/Wind Dancer Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–


Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Jack Black

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (McConaughey; also cited for Magic Mike)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actor (McConaughey; also cited for Magic Mike)

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