And now a word from President Jackson Evans

Posted by · 10:51 am · February 15th, 2010

Plenty of Dude talk lately combined with today being President’s Day inspired an idle YouTube search this morning.  So with that:

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INTERVIEW: Jeff Bridges

Posted by · 11:36 am · December 1st, 2009

For actor Jeff Bridges, whose career has already spanned five decades, Scott Cooper’s “Crazy Heart” was something of a homecoming and, the actor says, “a dream come true.” Bridges stars in the film as Bad Blake, a ramblin’ country-western singer who travels the Southwest playing dive after dive, cut from the same cloth as Hank […]

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The Dude abides

Posted by · 9:24 am · November 21st, 2009

Snapped Tuesday afternoon over lunch at the Four Seasons.  Interview to come, maybe next week/over the holiday.  Fascinating discussion on “The Contender,” “Starman,” “Heaven’s Gate,” etc., including, of course, plenty of talk about “Crazy Heart.” Stay tuned.

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Fox Searchlight looks to salvage season with potential 2009 release for ‘Crazy Heart’

Posted by · 10:23 am · November 4th, 2009

Just when you thought last year’s Best Picture victor was down for the count, Fox Searchlight goes and shakes things up in November. First, some background… When we kicked off our coverage of the 2009-2010 Oscar season a year in advance, one of the more anticipated titles was Scott Cooper’s “Crazy Heart,” based on the […]

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Jeff Bridges: due for Oscar

Posted by · 7:40 am · July 23rd, 2009

Yesterday Guy kick-started the Best Actor conversation on “Crazy Heart” star Jeff Bridges.  The film, recently acquired by Fox Searchlight, is currently scheduled for a Spring 2010 release but seems to be all but begging for an autumn awards run given the buzz circling Bridges’s performance.  I imagine similar discussions are happening at Searchlight, and […]

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