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Crazy Heart

Monday, December 14, 2009

Actor Jeff Bridges discusses his new film "Crazy Heart." He stars as the romantic anti-hero Bad Blake, a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who is helped by a journalist, played by Maggie Gyllenhaal. "Crazy Heart" opens December 16 at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and the Angelika Film Center.

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Jeff Bridges
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Comments [10]

Laura Lee from New York City

I might've shed the only Times Square tears on New Year's Day. Then again, my Jan.1st birthday gift to myself was "CrazyHeart".
It was as sensitive, honest and lovingly presented as anticipated
Thank you Jeff - thank you Robert - thank you Maggie - thank you TBone etal.
Happy Bday!

Jan. 05 2010 10:50 AM
Elaine Pilshaw from Princeton, New Jersey

Jeff Bridges has been my favorite actor for years, and when he does something new I know it will be more than good/ This is an actor who has not been acknowledged to the extent he should be. American Heart was maybe the best acting I have seen. In fact all his film, most of which I have seen, are wonderful.

Thanks for having him on your show.

Elaine

Dec. 15 2009 07:31 PM
Tom Farrell from New York

I can't wait to see "Crazy Heart." It looks like Jeff's time to win an Oscar.

Dec. 14 2009 02:09 PM
Sandra from Astoria, Queens

This show had cooking, old-time country music, movies, and The Dude himself--cue up Julie Andrews singing "My Favorite Things" (for me at least)!

Dec. 14 2009 02:02 PM
Eve Vaterlaus

Best known to me for Thunderbolt & Lightfoot, loved him ever since.

Dec. 14 2009 01:56 PM
Mike C. from Tribeca

The first time I came across the name of Jeff Bridges was his song "Lost In Space" on Quincy Jones' "John & Mary" soundtrack. Time flies in curvy directions.

Dec. 14 2009 01:54 PM
kai from NJ-NYC

Good for Mr. Bridges. He's consistently been up to the challenge for years without receiving the recognition that he deserves. Doesn't matter because he still goes out there and produces tremendous but often underestimated performances. We don't need more self-congratulating actors (or artists), we need more people that bring the goods without the airs, like the "Dude."

Dec. 14 2009 01:48 PM
kdan from Washington Heights

Ryan Bingham is amazing. Look him up on MySpace and binghammusic.com. And no, I don't work for his record company.

Dec. 14 2009 01:36 PM
john from office

Starman was a great Sci Fi movie that was forgotten.

Dec. 14 2009 01:35 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

I've only seen it once, in the 70's in a movie theater, but I really liked "Hearts of the West".

It's a quirky but enjoyable, endearing movie.

Dec. 14 2009 12:46 PM

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