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Sling Blade

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Mentally disabled Karl Childers is released from the mental hospital where he has spent most of his life after murdering his mother and her lover. When starting a new life in a small town, Karl befriends a young boy named Frank and devises a way to save Frank from years of abuse.
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CRITICS OF "Sling Blade"
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Old School Reviews
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February 15, 2012

Much of the audience appeal relies on the film's simplicity
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Los Angeles Times
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February 14, 2001

A mesmerizing parable of good and evil and a splendid example of Southern storytelling at its most poetic and imaginative.
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Film.com

January 01, 2000

In Sling Blade, Thornton lays claim to the title of hyphenate of the year.
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Washington Post
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May 08, 2002

A masterpiece of Southern storytelling.
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Salon.com
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January 01, 2000

By its midpoint, however, Thornton has begun forcing both the film's poetry and the preternatural goodness of its simple-minded protagonist, and Sling Blade's sweet charms begin to curdle.
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Groucho Reviews
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August 12, 2009

Thornton brings three key ingredients to the table: distinctive, rich, authentic Southern locations, patient and painterly atmosphere, and a precise and fresh character to study. [Blu-ray]
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Movie Metropolis
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August 01, 2009

Thornton offers a subtle, thoughtful script, generally sensitive direction, and an understated performance, uh-huh.
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Movie Views
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August 28, 2009

Well acted, a multi-leveled story and a pure honesty make Sling Blade one of my favourite films of the 1990s.
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EmanuelLevy.Com
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July 22, 2011

Marking Billy Bob Thornton's debut as a director and solo writer, Sling Blade is a powerful southern gothic parable about good and evil.
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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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July 23, 2009

Excellent character study of a mentally challenged person.
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New York Times

May 08, 2002

An abundance of long, flat medium shots that rob the film of intimacy and give it a sleepy pace.
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Washington Post
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January 01, 2000

Sling Blade takes you down paths full of primitive, almost biblical implications, but it also finds comic relief in moments of palpable tension.
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