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Ex-Texas Mortician Bernie Tiede Being Freed From Prison Early

CARTHAGE, Texas (CBSDFW/AP) – A former mortician sentenced to life for killing a rich East Texas widow will be released from prison early under an agreement with the district attorney who prosecuted him. 422 more words


Bernie (2011/12/13) Review:

Come for the story, stay for Jack Black.

Bernie is an odd experience. Director Richard Linklater’s latest is a true story, starring Jack Black as Bernie Tiede – a 39 year old mortician loved by the town of Carthage, Texas – who murdered Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), and old woman disliked generally by the town. 574 more words

Film Review

Bernie (2011) : Mortician Kills, Even The Brightest Angel Has The Darkest Side

Director : Richard Linklater

Writer : Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth

Cast : Jack BlackShirley MacLaineMatthew McConaughey


Disutradarai oleh yang mengarahkan trilogi dengan rating cukup tinggi, Before Sunrise, Sunset dan Midnight, Richard Linklater, Bernie adalah sebuah film biopik semi dokumenter yang menceritakan satu kejadian kriminal yang menimpa Bernie Tiede (Jack Black). 382 more words


“Baby, There’s Always a Man with a Knife.”

Nobody does a good true-crime investigative magazine piece like Texas Monthly, specifically journalists Skip Hollandsworth and Pamela Colloff.

It’s been several months since I read Colloff’s piece… 253 more words



Bernie (2011)
★★ / ★★★★

The citizens of Carthage, a small town in Texas, regarded Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) so highly, even when he murdered a rich widow, Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), they were convinced he couldn’t have done such a thing. 622 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction--Bernie proves it!

Wow! It is hard to understand at times what people do, say and believe. Bernie is a true story. And although it is told from a black comedy angle, the events and reactions are real. 282 more words