TRUE STORY UPDATES

The Killer From ‘Bernie’ Is Out Of Prison And Moving Into Richard Linklater’s Garage

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Bernie Tiede, the subject of 'Bernie,' released after 15 years in prison, into the custody of Richard Linklater's apartment.

TRUE STORY UPDATES

‘Party Monster’ Michael Alig Is Free After 17 Years In Prison

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Michael Alig, portrayed by Macaulay Culkin in 2003's Party Monster, is free after serving 17 years for manslaughter.

#TRAILERS

The West Memphis Three Gets Fictionalized And Colin Firth'd In 'The Devil's Knot'

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Have you ever wondered what those West Memphis Three documentaries would look like if they'd starred famous actors?

SOLOMON NORTHUP

Here's The 161-Year-Old New York Times Story About 12 Years A Slave

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The 161-year-old New York Times story about 12 Years A Slave and Solomon Northup.

OSCARS

‘Captain Phillips’ And The Problem With ‘Based On A True Story’

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Oscars week feature: When a movie purports to depict real events, doesn't it owe us some insight into those events?

WOLF OF WALL STREET

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio cuts promo video for Jordan Belfort, possibly at gunpoint

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Martin Scorsese's <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/06/movie-trailer-wolf-of-wall-street-trailer-1-dicaprio-scorsese" target="_blank">Wolf of Wall Street</a>, which recently <a href="http://insidemovies.ew.com/2013/10/29/wolf-of-wall-street-release-date-christmas/" target="_blank">moved its release date</a> to Christmas Day when it wasn't finished in time for its initial deadline last Friday, tells the story of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/06/the-curious-filmography-of-the-wolf-of-wall-street-santa-with-muscles-and-other-films#page/1" target="_blank">Jordan Belfort</a>, a sleazy Wall Street wannabe who got rich scamming people chopping stocks, a la Boiler Room.

RONNIE JOHNS

RIP, Mark “Chopper” Read, buried in private ceremony in Melbourne

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I don't how I missed this story, but I blame the lamestream media.

VERA FARMIGA

The Conjuring Review: Have I Been Wrong about Today’s Horror Movies?

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There are films and there are movies, and the best thing a movie can do is to know it's a movie without insulting you for wanting to watch a movie.

#TRAILERS

‘Captain Phillips': Tom Hanks gets kidnapped by Somali pirates

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This is going to sound weird, but I've always wondered what exactly goes on on those massive container ships going back and forth across the ocean carrying our iPads and illegal sex slaves.

#WILL FERRELL

Will Ferrell & Jack Black making a movie about grown men who play tag

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Tag is a children's game in which you run around trying to touch each other.

#TRAILERS

'The Conjuring' is 'based on a true story' because f*ck you, English

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There's a trailer going around the web today for The Conjuring, a new horror movie from Saw and Insidious director James Wan, that's rightly being buzzed about on account of being more than just the usual collection of creepy kids and loud noises and jump cuts.

#TRAILERS

TRAILER: Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden movie

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Courtesy of Columbia Pictures, it's the first trailer for Zero Dark Thirty, starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, and Mark Strong, and re-teaming the Hurt Locker's writer-director team, Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow (the latter of whom also <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000941/" target="_blank">directed</a> Point Break - NEVER FORGET).

#bill murray

WATCH: Bill Murray as FDR in Hyde Park on Hudson

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If you told me that you were making yet another movie about British royalty, I'd probably attempt to fit a scone and entire tea set up your ass.

#TRAILERS

WATCH: 'Argo,' Ben Affleck's tribute to Hart Bochner in Die Hard

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Argo, opening October 12th, rated Arg for Argo, just released its first trailer.

BRO DOG

Billy Bob Thornton is making a movie about his relationship with Angelina Jolie

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According to Variety, Billy Bob Thornton - writer, director, actor, musician, <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/04/billy-bob-thornton-radio-meltdown" target="_blank">famously agreeable interview subject</a> - is writing and directing a new film, which reportedly takes as part of its inspiration Thornton's real-life, still-hard-to-believe-it-was-real-life relationship with Angelina Jolie.

Xzibit

SEAL Team 6 to be portrayed by… Cam Gigandet and Xzibit

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On May 1st, SEAL Team 6 famously dropped into Pakistan, shot Osama, and left before anyone there even knew what was going on like total badasses, which I celebrated by putting on my stars and stripes speedo and shooting pistols in the air like Yosemite Sam while playing My Country 'Tis of Thee on the Jew's Harp.

RUBEN FLEISCHER

The Director of 30 Minutes or Less is Full of Sh*t

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From the first minute I heard about it, I (like most people, I imagine) assumed that 30 Minutes or Less, the new film opening this weekend in which Jesse Eisenberg plays a pizza boy who gets a bomb strapped to him by kidnappers and ordered to rob a bank, had been inspired by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Wells_%28bank_robber%29" target="_blank">the real-life collar bomb case</a> from 2003.


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