Billy Bob Thornton
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//Features

"Come Again, Little Girl": 32 Films That Begin With Someone Leaving a Mental Institution (1904-2012)
17 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

These 32 films make the case for the recently-escaped-or-released-mental-patient narrative as its own subgenre, replete with a language of recurring themes, plot devices, and character archetypes.

//Reviews

'Jayne Mansfield’s Car' at the Fringe of the Family
14 Feb 2014 // 2:10 AM

This is a drama of two families brought together by death and the resulting stories that splinter off from that singular event.

Billy Bob Thornton: Beautiful Door
14 Aug 2007 // 6:00 PM

On his fourth solo album, Beautiful Door, Billy Bob Thornton solidifies his status as a Hollywood oddity, a celebrity who actually can produce music worth a damn: catchy, conceptual, and with a conscience.

//Blogs

Sling Blade (1996): Blu-ray
2 Aug 2009 // 4:09 AM

In the most controversial scene in the equally scandalous Tropic Thunder, Australian actor turned black man Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.) tries to explain to

//News

The edge of the universe is about right for Billy Bob Thornton
22 Feb 2007 // 9:35 PM

Billy Bob Thornton, left, and Virginia Madsen talk abouttheir new movie, The Astronaut Farmer at the RitzCarlton in San Francisco, California, February 13, 2007.(Michael A. Jones/

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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