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Crazy Heart Reviews

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January 16, 2018
Crazy Heart is a wonderful picture that will immediately affect you and hold your interest to the very end.
October 30, 2012
With great performances from Bridges and Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart is a winner and a must-see.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
July 22, 2012
Basically a live-action version of the cliche country-western song with a man down on his luck and losing everything in his life, it comes close to being a joke about itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 18, 2011
Bridges' worn down country singer is as well realized as any character he's ever done. It may take a while to get going, and to develop, and to wrap up, but there's enough meat to make Crazy Heart worthwhile, even if it is made to last a while.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 31, 2011
Played by a gracefully aging Jeff Bridges, Bad is an older, greasier and groggier version of The Dude
October 21, 2010
Cooper is so afraid of being bold and baring some soul, he achieves little more than the anachronistic, cookie-cutter blues that his lead character spent a lifetime trying to avoid.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 4, 2010
Barry Markowitz's camerawork at times captures the hazy heat of the American southwest, giving it a sepia-toned warmth, while this grainy wash gives Blake's late-night bender scenes a green-about-the-gills feel.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 16, 2010
Formidable acting talent aside, this is routine self-destruction-and-recovery TV movie material.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 2, 2010
Don't expect greatness from the man named Bad
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 26, 2010
Jeff Bridges finally won his Oscar for Crazy Heart and it was well-earned indeed.
April 24, 2010
A solid (if unremarkable) script presented in a straightforward, restrained manner but enlivened by naturalistic, honest acting, Crazy Heart is more than the sum of its parts.
Full Review | Original Score: 88/100
April 15, 2010
It isn't perfect and it isn't wholly original in terms of narrative, but the film has a warm heart and a depth of performance that makes it deserving of recommendation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 2, 2010
If not for the performance of Jeff Bridges, this tedious flick wouldn't be nearly as involving.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 31, 2010
The simple story of a Merle Haggard-type has been who falls in love with a younger reporter is aided greatly by excellent songs and dazzling performances by Jeff Bridges and Colin Farrell.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 19, 2010
Bridges raises the bar (har-har) for being shafaced onscreen, stumbling and vomiting his way to the stage in podunk clubs..."
March 14, 2010 aggressively uneven piece of work that would hardly be worth mentioning were it not for the efforts of Bridges and his stellar cast mates...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 12, 2010
[Bridges] fully inhabits Blake, slowly revealing the bone-weariness of this singer's extended road trips and even more extended drinking binges.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
March 11, 2010
As he comes to face consequences of this recklessness, Bad sees that his badness - his success and also the limits on it - are also shaped by the business he's in.
March 5, 2010
Tem a sorte de trazer um Jeff Bridges mais do que inspirado em seu centro -- caso contrário, poderia perfeitamente ter se tornado uma produção mais apropriada para a televisão.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 5, 2010
If you're not fond of country music (I'm not), then Crazy Heart may sound like the kind of cracker-barrel movie you should avoid. Bridges will change your mind.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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