I've been wanting to see Bernie since it's US release in 2011 and after so much time it was perhaps inevitable that I'd be a little disappointed. It's still a great showcase for Linklater's diversity and probably Jack Black's best performance. Once Bernie's actions are discovered the film gets a lot more interesting than the more light hearted setup. The final credits reveal an extra brilliance to both the film making and the story, which made me want to watch again (even though I may have already known going into the film but I wasn't certain).
January 25, 2014 at 07:51PM