The superb performance of Jeff Bridges
makes this film stand out for me.
He plays a hard-drinking drunk country
singer named Bad Blake.
Now a has-been getting by on is early years
as a songwriter, performer, and a few hit records, he is now
on the road bouncing from crummy dingy motels, nightclubs, bars
-- and becomes involved with a young journalist and her 4-tear-old
This looks like the hope that might be
the happily ever after part of his life that works.
Don't count on it.
Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal give
standout performances in this film about a down-and-out country
singer, battling both alcoholism and a troubled past.
Washed up and out of touch, he continues
to "entertain" as his protege climbs the ladder of
success he once owned.
Spiraling out of control, he meets a single
mother who just may be his redemption.
Great soundtrack, great performances, great
The movie Crazy Heart stars Jeff
Bridges as a broken-down washed-up country musician named Bad
Blake -- an alcoholic singer-songwriter who drives a messed-up
truck from small town to town, playing jobs in dive bars and
Bad Blake was once a music legend, but
after years of living like one of the characters in one of his
hard-luck tunes, he's just bad.
At least until he falls for a good-looking
journalist who interviews him and, in time, makes him want to
This is a raw and powerful performance
of a lifetime.
It's the kind of heart-breaking, redemptive
drama that could snag Bridges his 5th Oscar acting nomination.