Oct 24, 2022



We expect lust, greed, and all kinds of deadly sins in our movies--but how do we react to a portrait of goodness? To what degree does a moment of sin undo the millions of others in a person's life? And why aren't people talking about this movie more than they are--which is basically not at all? Join Mike and Dan for a conversation about Bernie (2011), Richard Linklater's second film with Jack Black and one that defines description, genre, or expectations. In Cold Blood, Anatomy of a Murder, and The Brothers Karamazov all enter the scene. So cue up The Music Man, arrange that basket of soaps, set your bird clock, and give it a listen!

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