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Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Some People Call it a Good Movie
We may think of Billy Bob Thorton these days as a bit of a joke - a Hollywood celeb, courting starlets and appearing in films hardly worthy of his talent. We must remember that at one time, he was a hot young writer/director. His stunning debut, Sling Blade has just received a great new DVD release, complete with a new director's cut. Check it out before you write him off as some LA freak.

Of course, Billy Bob isn't the first aspiring film great to have his career get lost in a maze of fame and infamy, just look at Stallone, who was once hailed as the new Brando. (Heck - look what happened to Brando!)
:: posted by Ian Dawe, 6/07/2005 Comments (0)
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