Jeff Bridges Channels Waylon, Willie & Kris in 'Crazy Heart'

In his new movie "Crazy Heart," Jeff Bridges plays an aging country music legend, soaked in bourbon and stumbling through his late-50s, his talent frayed and unwound by decades of abuse. "Funny how falling feels like flying…for a little while," he sings. The sharp, evocative line mirrors Bridges' soaring performance as Bad Blake, a late-stage alcoholic who seeks redemption and a second chance through an improbable love affair with a small-town reporter, played by Maggie Gyllenhaal. Blake is...Full Story
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