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An intentionally inflammatory headline, and not entirely accurate, but it's worth exploring if only in the "what have you done for me lately" vein. At 43, Berg is a relatively young man to have already directed four features, all the more impressive when you consider he worked as a successful character-actor for almost ten years before making 1998's sophomoric, but loved in some circles, "dark comedy" Very Bad Things. Since then Berg directed the underrated The Rundown which has the dubious distinction of being the only film in history where the Rock and Arnold Schwarzenegger share screen time together and the well-liked Friday Night Lights which has spawned a critically adored television show that he also executive produces.

To read the rest of the article at Andrew's blog, Punitive Superego, click here.

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