I'm watching Sling Blade again, and I can say that, in general, it's bullshit. There are parts of it I love, but so much of the dialogue and acting would make the pope weep. I hate supposedly realistic but ultimately overblown and false depictions of the South.
I'm curious--those Southerners out there: what movies do you think get it right?
edit: OK, it's a good and touching movie. But some of it bugs the shit out of me.