Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black, right, star in Bernie, based on a true account of the slaying of a wealthy, mean widow in East Texas.
Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black, right, star in Bernie, based on a true account of the slaying of a wealthy, mean widow in East Texas.
Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black, right, star in Bernie, based on a true account of the slaying of a wealthy, mean widow in East Texas.

'Bernie': True story of a rich widow's murder served up as a comedy — and it works

August 09, 2012 09:03 AM