Tag Archives: Jeff Bridges


The Fisher King (1991)

“I don’t mean to be flippant or to enrage you or anything, but you’re a psychotic man,” says Jack Lucas.  Parry says, “I know.”  Jack responds, “A very nice psychotic man.”  Parry replies, “Thank you.” After having made the critically … Continue reading


Blu-ray Tuesdays: 6/23/15 Recommendations

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‘Tarzan’ & ‘Surf’s Up’ & ‘Frozen’

Chris Buck is an animator, writer, and director who studied character animation at CalArts and later went to work at Disney.  He worked as an animator on several films, including The Fox and the Hound, Oliver and Company, The Little … Continue reading


John Rambo (2008)

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“When you’re pushed, killing’s as easy as breathing,” says John Rambo. One of the main reasons Sylvester Stallone wanted to make 1988’s Rambo III was to raise awareness of the ongoing Soviet invasion of Afghanistan that took place during most … Continue reading


John Carpenter: An Appreciation Part Two

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(continued from John Carpenter: An Appreciation Part One) A remake of the 1951 Christian Nyby film (and a more faithful adaptation of the short story that inspired it), 1982’s The Thing was Carpenter’s first studio film (Universal Pictures).  An American … Continue reading