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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

The Dude Achieves Big Time

Not everyone fell in love with The Big Lebowski the first time they saw it. That includes Will Russell, co-creator of Lebowski Fest, the traveling annual festival celebrating the Dude in all his Dudeness. He admits to “feeling almost indifferent to it.” And yet, something kept drawing him back
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
 The first sign of trouble on moving day: the family dog refuses to come inside. The second: discovering the boarded-up entrance to a disused cellar. It was downhill from there for the unfortunate family that purchased
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A festival honoring the Dude in all of us

The Big Lebowski came and went without ringing much change at box offices during its theatrical...
04.21.2010 | | Posted at 09:41 AM

Oscar Winner on DVD

By David Luhrssen
The romance of being a bad-to-the-bone rambling man had long since faded into a drab routine for the �70s-era outlaw country singer called Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges). When we first meet him in CrazyHeart, Blake is 57 and broke; he drinks whiskey like water and smokes like a dirty fireplace. Driving himself in a �78 Silverado, he pulls into another desolate town for a bowling-alley gig he can bar...
Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Jeff Bridges dominates as outlaw country singer

The romance of being a bad-to-the-bone rambling man had long since faded into a drab routine for the ’70s-era outlaw country singer called Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges). When we first meet him in Crazy Heart, Blake is 57 and broke; he drinks whiskey like water and smokes like a dirty fireplace. Driving himself in a ’78 Silverado, he pulls into another desolate town for a bowling-alley gig he can barely finish...
Monday, Jan. 18, 2010

Golden Globe winner Ready for the Oscars?

For years, Scott Cooper plugged away in Hollywood as an actor. Stardom eluded him. Now, he has created quite a splash as the screenwriter and director of the critically acclaimed Crazy Heart. The film chronicles Bad Blake, a down-and-out country singer/songwriter. Once a rising force, he’s become encumbered with numerous ex-wives and a serious drinking problem...

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