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The Dude's identity is strongly informed by music. As a former Metallica roadie and free love-era denizen still trying ... More >>
We'd Like to Help the Academy is our Oscar column highlighting the outliers that should be nominated (but probably won't be).
For a long time I thought of Matthew McConaughey as an actor whom I liked more than he deserved. He built some good faith with Dazed and Confused and other early roles, yes ... More >>
Dan HymanJeff BridgesReview by Dan Hyman
During his half-century residence on the silver screen, Jeff Bridges has inhabited many personas. His most memorable? "The Dude," the schlubby, perpetually stoned beatnik from 1998's The Big Lebowski. Until 2009, that is. Two years ago, Bridges turned ... More >>
Anna AxsterRyan BinghamRyan Bingham ought to be a lot more famous than he is.
The 29-year-old roots rocker has already won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for "The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)," as well as come up big in the scene he had in the Jeff Bridges movie. He's played Coac ... More >>