Jeff Bridges

Seventh Son

Sadly, Seventh Son isn’t even one of those spectacularly campy, so-bad-it’s-good misfires, redeemed by unintentional humor or deliciously over-the-top performances. This one misses the mark by such a gargantuan margin that I have to assume there was never actually a mark to hit in the first place. Set in I-don’t-know-when, in the fantasy realm of …

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Crazy Heart

Greasy, sweaty, drunk and seeming like he’d probably reek of whiskey, cigarettes and B.O., Bad Blake (Bridges) is a once-lauded country-music star who’s so far down on his luck that hitting bottom might be considered a step up. Barely able to get through a set, he unenthusiastically plays hole-in-the-wall bars and bowling alleys in hole-in-the-wall …

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R.I.P.D.

Hollow, unfunny and astoundingly dull, this big-screen adaptation of the Dark Horse comic finds two mismatched officers of the afterlife’s “Rest in Peace Department” – crotchety gunslinger Roy (Jeff Bridges) and newly deceased Nick (Ryan Reynolds) – trying to track down chunks of an ancient gold monolith while they simultaneously wrangle escaped souls destined for …

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I’m a Lebowski, You’re a Lebowski: Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You

My enduring memory of The Big Lebowski is this: upon its video release, the owner of the video store where I worked said something along the lines of, “That is just a fantastic movie, but it’s a shame about the language. I’m not sure I remember the last time I’ve heard the f-word so many …

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