Crazy Heart – Movie Review
Run Time: 111 mins
3.5 frames out of 5
Based on the book by Thomas Cobb, Crazy Heart tells the story of Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges), a washed up country singer whose life is now the epitome of a sad country song. He’s has several marriages, is an alcoholic and his fall from stardom from the rise of his protégé Tommy (Colin Farrell), now has him opening bowling alleys instead of concert halls. He can’t get through the day or a performance with out being stone cold drunk and he picks up women in each town he performs in.
On one stop in Santa Fe, he does a favor for the piano player that is playing the gig with him. He asks if Bad would let his niece interview him for the local paper because she’s trying to get her foot in the door with journalism. He begrudgingly agrees and becomes enchanted by Jean Craddock (Maggie Gyllenhaal) through out the interview. Bad turns up the charm to conquer Jean and as he does…
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