The Oscar-nominated Great Depression-era horse racing drama, Seabiscuit, marks the 20th anniversary since its theatrical release in 2003. “He just needs to learn how to be a horse again.” – Tom Smith (Chris Cooper) In 2003, Gary Ross beautifully adapts Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling book for the big screen. The end result is an impressive piece of filmmaking. How Ross doesn’t get an Oscar nomination for directing is beyond me. They have the original 1938 match…"Seabiscuit: Horse Racing Drama Marks 20th Anniversary"
Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards in January. Bridges joins Lauren Bacall, Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Murphy, Robert Wise, and Billy Crystal as a recipient of the award. The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced today that legendary actor Jeff Bridges, a past Critics Choice Award winner who currently stars in the FX drama series The Old Man, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th…"Jeff Bridges To Receive Critics Choice Lifetime Achievement Award"
Co-written with novelist Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show is a coming-of-age tribute to a bygone era of time. “Nobody wants to come to shows no more. Kid baseball in the summer, television all the time.” — Miss Mosey (Jessie Lee Fulton) to Duane Jackson (Jeff Bridges). Over fifty years later, these lines hit harder. Because of the pandemic, many theaters are fighting for their life. Movie palaces are especially fighting for their…"The Last Picture Show: A Peter Bogdanovich Classic"
Thanks to Robert Downey Jr.’s charismatic performance, Iron Man provides a fresh change to the superhero genre in a way nobody could have predicted. Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) took over Stark Industries from his late father, Howard Stark. We only see the elder Stark in photos where he looks nothing like John Slattery or Dominic Cooper. It’s quite possible that Marvel didn’t complete casting yet for the future films so they use another person…"Iron Man – The Road to Endgame"
N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear is a new American Masters documentary celebrating the life of the 1969 Pulitzer Prize-winning Native American author. To say that N. Scott Momaday is a celebrated storyteller would not be an understatement. The 1960s were an interesting time in America. I think this goes without saying. The fact that he took home the Pulitzer Prize for his work says even more because this was a guy who wrote…"Sundance 2019: Words from a Bear"
The Big Lebowski manages to hold up in viewing on the big screen some twenty years following its initial release in theaters. Avid bowler Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski arrived home one evening only to be assaulted in a case of mistaken identity. It turns out some fools were hired because Bunny, the wife of another Jeffrey Lebowski, owes money to a porn producer. One of them made the awful mistake of crossing The Dude by…"The Big Lebowski Plays Quite Well At 20 Years"
Only the Brave tells the powerful and true story of the heroic Granite Mountain Hotshots. Directed by Joseph Kosinski from a screenplay written by Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer, the film stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, with Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly. It was based on the GQ Article “No Exit” written by Sean Flynn. Josh Hopkins makes a quick cameo in the film. When most of us would run away from a fire,…"Only the Brave: A Heroic Firefighting Tale"
The Only Living Boy in New York is doesn’t quite have the magic but the fault lies with screenwriter Allan Loeb. Directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by Allan Loeb, the film stars Callum Turner, Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan, Cynthia Nixon, Kiersey Clemons, and Jeff Bridges. Thomas Webb (Turner) lives on the Lower East Side even though his parents would rather he live closer to their Upper West Side apartment. The recent graduate turns…"The Only Living Boy in New York doesn’t have the magic"
20th Century Fox has released a new trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The film will open in theaters on September 22, 2017. Matthew Vaughn directs from a script co-written by him and Jane Goldman based on the comic book by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The cast features Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, with Sir Elton John, Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges. Synopsis: Kingsman: The Secret Service introduced the…"New trailer released for Kingsman: The Golden Circle"
Sony Pictures gave us the first look at Only The Brave, due out in theaters this October. The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski. The screenplay was written by Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer and based upon the GQ Article “No Exit” by Sean Flynn. Only The Brave stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, with Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly. Synopsis: All men are created equal… then, a few become…"FIRST LOOK: Only The Brave"