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Reese Witherspoon’s new role follows Oscar curse


This weekend, the new Reese Witherspoon vehicle This Means War will be released. The movie marks a turning point in Witherspoon’s career, one in which has taken a considerable hit since winning her first and only Oscar for Walk the Line in 2006. Witherspoon has fallen into a familiar trap: that of the beautiful young […]

Music biopic’s Oscar wins aren’t that Crazy


Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar win Sunday evening was unprecedented. Jeff Bridges’ win, however, was not. Certainly for Bridges, a five-time Academy Award nominee, his Oscar victory for his performance in Crazy Heart is unprecedented — and long overdue — when considering his prolific film career. But this isn’t the first time an actor has garnered the […]

The Dude strikes gold with latest film role


Jeff Bridges’ nearly forty-year acting career in Hollywood has earned him four Academy Award nominations, but it is his latest film, Crazy Heart, that could easily become the actor’s first win. With such an impressive career, however, Bridges is more often associated with The Big Lebowski and his iconic portrayal of The Dude. Since its […]