Crazy Heart features one of the best Jeff Bridges performances I’& rsquo; ve ever before seen. That is most definitely saying something as he has made a career of low key yet dazzling efficiencies. I admit my bias right here. He is my favored star, as far as significant movies go.
The story here is likewise something that is quite in my wheelhouse once more, as it is a songs movie, informing the tale of previous his prime nation star Bad Blake. Blake utilized to cram in the large sectors, yet is now delegated to playing his old faves in dive bars and also bowling lane (seeing Bridges back in a bowling alley got a giggle out of me I will confess, intentional or otherwise).
He discovers a chance at redemption when he falls in love with a much more youthful female played by Maggie Gyllenhaal, who likewise has a young kid that Blake goes about mentoring.
What I such as regarding this flick is that is an intense however still casual and also satisfying character research in which every personality feels natural and not slaves of a greater story. When the alcoholic Blake is left to supervise the young boy in a shopping mall that has a bar attached, you can think what takes place, sadly.
The songs in this motion picture is additionally great, which helps the validity of Bridges playing a formerly popular artist. Bridges also produces an all-natural rock star like swagger with lines like “& ldquo; I can & rsquo; t believe exactly how bad you make this area look & hellip;” & rdquo; however is likewise astonishingly prone in scenes such as the one where he’& rsquo; s out on an old angling watercraft with his mentor, Robert Duvall, (the two finest actors of their generations specifically) or on the phone with his estranged youngsters.
Colin Ferrell likewise shocked me in his duty as the young up and also coming celebrity that owes a lot of his success to Bridge’& rsquo; s character. By the set up I assumed he was mosting likely to be your conventional jock douche character, but he ends up being supportive in the end also.
In conclusion a great motion picture with good writing, acting, as well as of course, a great deal of heart too.
Crazy Heart obtains a 4 out of five: TERRIFIC.
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