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Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep loom large in The Giver

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View full size after the cut. Synopsis: The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole ...

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Jeff Bridges Rode That Horse

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Jeff Bridges talks about True Grit in Cowboys and Indians Magazine: All three characters, Bridges says, “have their own brand of ‘true grit.’ ” And if Cogburn seems a tad bit grittier than the others, that’s intentional: “I’m supposed to be the meanest and toughest of all the hombres in ...

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Set Pics from True Grit

Thanks to KevinK for the link to these. Fan shot pics of Jeff Bridges looking his age, eye patch and all. He will, from here on out, have the Oscar calm as an actor. It happens to all of them. They win one and they can exhale. Of course, Bridges ...

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Sneak peek set photos from True Grit

First look at the skyline of Fort Smith, Arkansas, c. 1880, recreated for the Coen brothers’ adaptation of True Grit. More faithful to the original novel than the 1969 John Wayne version (filmed just one year after the book’s publication), the Coen’s interpretation stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, ...

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When Jeff Met Sandra

Funnily enough, Jeff Bridges and Sandra Bullock once appeared together in a movie. That movie was The Vanishing. And here is the trailer. One of the best Siskel and Ebert reviews ever after the cut. Sandra Bullock was such a no-name back then she isn’t even mentioned in their review.

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TIME’s Great Performances

They lead with Jeff Bridges: Marco Grob for TIME Crazy Heart There were plenty of props ‚Äî from the homegrown (potbelly) to the manufactured (glasses of booze) ‚Äî to help Bridges embody Crazy Heart‘s alcoholic singer-songwriter Bad Blake. He talks about putting “fire ants in my underpants” to simulate Bad’s ...

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Top Ten Jeff Bridges Perfs

Kris Tapley does his rundown of the top ten best Jeff Bridges performances for Fandango‘s awards watch section. What is stunning about it, I guess, is that he doesn’t place Crazy Heart at the top of the list. I thought I’d add a poll for you to be the judge ...

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The Actors – Mostly Locked Redux

The four acting categories feel locked for various reasons. If a weakness is to be found it’s not with the contenders themselves, but with bored Oscar pundits who have nothing to do for the next few weeks except look for holes where there aren’t any. Even still, for all of ...

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