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SHORTS: Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade

Billy Bob Thornton won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for 1996 for writing Sling Blade. But it wasn’t the first time he played Karl Childers on film. Continue reading “SHORTS: Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade”

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SHORTS: Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies

If you watched Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies without credits and were asked what successful Hollywood director made it when he was in film school, you might be hard pressed to come up with Todd Phillips.  Continue reading “SHORTS: Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies”

SHORTS: Lights Out

David F. Samberg’s Lights Out, one of the most popular horror movies of the year, is based on a short of the same name. Continue reading “SHORTS: Lights Out”

SHORTS: Cigarettes and Coffee

P.T. Anderson’s 1993 short Cigarettes and Coffee has many of the elements that make his subsequent features great.

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SHORTS: Next Floor

Before Sicario, Prisoners and his other features, Denis Villeneuve directed the short film Next Floor, which won awards at Cannes and the New York City Short Film Festival among many others. Continue reading “SHORTS: Next Floor”

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