Bully – True Crime Series

It’s week 3 of True Crime Month here at Back Lot 605, and we are joined on this episode by fellow Sioux Falls, SD movie podcasters Jimmy Uthe and Holden Sutter of That One Movie Podcast! The guys from TOMP join us to discuss the controversial 2001 film from director Larry Clark, Bully. That One Movie Podcast is a weekly film podcast discussing the latest films in theaters, movie news, and video games. Based on the 1998 novel Bully: A True Story of High School Revenge by Jim Schutze, Bully tells the true crime story of the 1993 of 20 year old Bobby Kent. The film stars Brad Renfro as Marty, a high school dropout living a life of sex and drugs, who begins a relationship a lovestruck teenager named Lisa (Rachel Miner). Marty’s best friend Bobby is notorious for being a meanspirited bully to Marty, and sexual deviant to both Lisa and her friend Ali. When Lisa becomes pregnant with presumably Marty’s child, she believes in order for the two to live happily together they must murder Bobby. The group of friends are joined by other teenagers, including friends, family and a hitman, in a conspiracy to murder Bobby Kent.

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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