‘Bernie’: The kindest killer in Texas

When thinking of murderers, most people probably conjure up images of scar-faced villains with golden teeth lurking in the shadows. Jack Black certainly doesn’t meet this criteria, but neither does Bernie Tiede; the man Black portrays in the grim black comedy, “Bernie.” Richard Linklater, director of “Dazed and Confused” and “School of Rock,” reunites with…

‘Hotel Transylvania’ a monstrously good time

Let’s face it: Adam Sandler hasn’t exactly been known for his hits in recent years. Even the most devout “Billy Madison” fan can say that they’d be hard-pressed to pay good money for a new Sandler film. Atrocities such as “Jack and Jill” and “That’s My Boy” didn’t even need to show more than the trailer to…