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Score LA Film Festival Passes Now, to Catch Jack Black in 'Bernie'

May 26, 2011 at 1:20 PM | by | Comments (0)

Now that the the Cannes Film Festival has wrapped up after another star-studded year, we'll have to wait for until TIFF in September for the next big film fest. In the meantime, there a few smaller festivals worth checking out, including the Los Angeles Film Festival.

The LA Film Festival will take place between June 16 – 26. It was just announced that Bernie, starring Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey, will kick off the fest on June 16 at the Regal Cinema Stadium 14 L.A. Live.

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Matthew McConaughey Begins Filming East Texas' Answer to 'Fargo'

October 29, 2010 at 1:55 PM | by | Comments (0)

Matthew McConaughey isn’t afraid to show off his chest or his local Texas roots, and he’ll be doing both this fall for Bernie, the East-Texas centric movie he’s currently shooting near Austin.

The movie is based on a bizarre true story about a rich widow in Huntsville, TX who befriends an assistant funeral director. He ends up killing her, stealing her money, and then pretending she's still alive for some time after. The movie's director, Richard Linklater, says, "It's my 'Fargo' in East Texas, where I grew up, so it's crazy local with fifty characters." Sounds interesting, right?

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