Tag Archives: Billy Bob Thornton

Cinema Review – Bad Santa 2

“Happy endings are bullsh*t” says Willie (Billy Bob Thornton), while quickly recapping the audience about what happened between the first Bad Santa film and this new instalment. The relationship that Willie struck up at the start of the first film is long over, and Willie is drunk and suicidal most of the time, so when his old frenemy Marcus (Tony Cox) reappears in his life with a plan to rip off a charity to the tune of $2 million, Willie packs his bags and heads to Chicago. The trouble is that Marcus has another accomplice, someone that Willie never thought he would see again. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Our Brand is Crisis

After four electoral defeats and some personal issues ‘Calamity’ Jane Bodine (Sandra Bullock) retired from her job as a political consultant. Six years later she is drawn out of retirement by the offer of working with Pedro Castillo (Joaquim de Almeida), a candidate for the Bolivian Presidential Elections, and the hope of taking down her old opponent Pat Candy (Billy Bob Thornton). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Entourage

Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and the boys are back, this time on the big screen. This time out, Chase is making his directorial debut on the fictional film Hyde, with Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) as the studio head who greenlit the film. Of course, very little in Chase’s life runs smoothly, and trouble soon arises in the form of financier Larsen McCredle (Billy Bob Thronton) and his son Travis (Haley Joel Osment). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Judge

When his mother dies, Hank (Robert Downey Jr) reluctantly returns to his hometown for her funeral. While there, he catches up with his old flame Sam (Vera Farmiga) and tries his best not to get involved with his father; the town’s judge. Just as he tries to leave, however, Hank discovers that his father (Robert Duvall) is suspected of murder and is drawn back into family life. Continue reading

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