Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Bridges’

Under Review: ‘Crazy Heart’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There is something about the underdog that makes the idea so popular; perhaps it’s because anyone can relate to these world-weary warriors or perhaps it’s just because it makes good cinema. Last year, “The Wrestler” earned acclaim for[...]

Five Clips From ‘Crazy Heart’

— by RACHEL COYNE — In this year’s “The Wrestler,” Jeff Bridges stars in “Crazy Heart,” a drama about a hard-living country musician who’s made his way through more bottles of booze and failed relationships than he can count. Maggie Gyllenhaal is a journalist out to get[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Crazy Heart’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I like Jeff Bridges. He was one of the reasons that I enjoyed “The Men Who Stare at Goats.” What reaction did I get when I first watched the trailer to “Crazy Heart”? Pure delight. The outstanding actor’s filmography[...]

Under Review: ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There have been many films about the Iraq War era, most of them about the hardships of war, but earlier this year, the limited-release film “In The Loop” decided to do something different. Combining drama and comedy elements, director Armando Iannucci[...]

Five Clips From ‘The Open Road’

— by ALEXA MILAN — “The Open Road,” a dramedy from writer-director Michael Meredith, began filming in early 2008 and has been struggling to find an audience ever since. The movie had a limited run in theaters in August and will now hit store shelves on DVD Nov. 17. The film centers[...]

Three Clips From ‘The Men Who Stare At Goats’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, “The Men Who Stare At Goats” features a top-notch cast and a delightful sense of humor. It is definitely high up on my list of must-see movies yet to come out in 2009. Directed by Grant Heslov, [...]

The Dude Abides in ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’

— by RACHEL COYNE — When watching “The Big Lebowski,” have you ever wondered what the Dude would be like in the Army? Well who hasn’t?! “The Men Who Stare at Goats” takes a comical look at the Iraq war by focusing on a very select U.S. battalion with one very special goal: To[...]