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What methods were used to make Christian Bale look so much like Dick Cheney in the film “Vice”?

Its pretty well known the lengths that Christian Bale has gone to in the past to play certain roles including both losing and gaining weight. The primary example I can think of being The Machinist (...
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Is the character of “the Swede” a “method actor” in Hell On Wheels?

According to the real history of the intercontinental railroad, Hell on Wheels takes place in the years just after the American Civil War. (The golden spike was hammered in in 1869.) Now, ...
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Did Billy Bob Thornton really use crushed glass in his shoes in Sling Blade?

I've seen all kinds of click bait and "top ten movie trivia" lists claiming that Billy Bob Thornton put crushed glass in his shoes during filming the movie Sling Blade to give his character a more ...