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New York Film Critics Circle Award Winners

fb.indiewire.com – The New York Film Critics' Circle, widely considered one of the leading organizations of film critics in the country, are announcing the winners of their 2012 awards this morning. 7 years 1 week ago via brucelee
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Awards: Independent Spirit Nominees

darkhorizons.com – The nominees have just been announced for the 28th Annual Independent Spirit Awards which will be held on February 23rd. Five films have scored nominations for the top award of the night - Best Feature. They include "Beasts Of The Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Keep The Lights On," "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook." Four of those five also scored nominations for best director with Julia Loktev's work on "The Loneliest Planet" taking over for Richard Linklater's "Bernie". 7 years 2 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Gotham Awards Announce 2012 Nominations

Gotham Independent Film Awards
fb.indiewire.com – "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Middle of Nowhere," and "Moonrise Kingdom" led the 22nd Gotham Independent Film Award nominations with two apiece, it was announced this morning. 7 years 7 weeks ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: 'Marigold Hotel' Opens To Big Business; 'Bernie' Holds Strong

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
fb.indiewire.com – In a great feat of counter-programming to the insanity that was the $200 million opening weekend of "The Avengers," Fox Searchlight found fantastic numbers from the first weekend of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," nearly topping the 2012 limited debut record set by "Bernie" last weekend. 7 years 31 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: 'Bernie' Has Biggest Limited Debut Of 2012

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fb.indiewire.com – Richard Linklater's "Bernie" had a fantastic debut this weekend, giving 2012 a new #1 for the best per-theater average for a limited release. But the news wasn't quite so good for fellow openers "Sound of My Voice" and "Elles," both of which underperformed. Check out the full rundown below, including notable expansions of holdover releases "Marley," "Darling Companion," "Bully," and "Monsieur Lazhar." The Debuts:

7 years 32 weeks ago via jetli

Bernie is Unbelievable Humor That Kills

Rating: Butter
Posted April 22nd, 2012 by popcorn
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The funny thing about Bernie is that there should be nothing funny about murder; yet, the real circumstances surrounding Bernie, a movie based on a true homicide story, is comedic fun because it’s hard to believe the premise is actually a real life story. The one-sidedness of the story and how some people in one town, the town of Carthage, rallied support for a man who committed murder add to the humor. The trailer shows how funny it can be when emotion gets in the way of moral judgments.   More »

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SXSW '12: Richard Linklater & Matthew McConaughey Talk Revisiting Wooderson In Prospective 'Dazed And Confused' Sorta-Sequel

fb.indiewire.com – Despite his status as something of an indie auteur, Richard Linklater is reassuringly populist in his thinking about movies, particularly when it comes to sequels. In 2004 he produced a sequel to “Before Sunrise” entitled “Before Sunset,” and after “School of Rock” became a runaway success, he and star Jack Black have spent years trying to mount a follow-up. 7 years 38 weeks ago via jetli

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Posted February 29th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she's alive.

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First Trailer For 'Bernie', Starring Jack Black And Matthew McConaughey

Bernie
cinemablend.com – The film tells the story of Bernie Tiede, a Texas funeral director who was beloved by everyone in town, but secretly had murdered a local 80-year-old woman and kept her stashed in a freezer. 7 years 40 weeks ago via brucelee
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In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she's alive.
Richard Linklater
PG-13
104mins
April 27, 2012
Distribution
Comedy