Jeff Bridges gives a powerful and believable performance in the Oscar-winning film “Crazy Heart.” He is brilliant as the character Bad Blake. The film won an award for its music as well.
From the opening scenes of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, one can taste the modern sentiment oozing through an austere Victorian reserve.
“Alice in Wonderland,” opening in theaters this Friday, certainly isn’t set in the Wonderland you remember from the animated Disney classic you likely saw as a kid. Rather, it promises a new take on the story, transporting the viewer into another world in what will doubtless be the next 3-D blockbuster of the year.
Chances are, if you are considering seeing “Valentine’s Day,” you probably have a pretty good idea of how the film will play out. Considering the fare generally associated with a V-day weekend release, it takes no great stretch of the imagination to surmise what a film taking the holiday itself as its namesake will consist of: plenty of string quartets, forgive-me kisses, heart-shaped boxes and happy endings.