Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ancestry of the Academy Awards

By Melissa Mahoney

February 24, 2011

Filed under Movies

This Sunday, the most sought-after man at the 83rd Academy Awards will not be Colin Firth or Jeff Bridges, but rather a short, bald, and unabashedly nude gentleman named Oscar. He never speaks – natural for a man of met...

Jeff Bridges shines in gritty remake

By Jake Hachey

January 20, 2011

Filed under Movies

“True Grit” by the Coen brothers (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men”) has brought us something that isn’t exactly a hot topic of our generation – a western. “No Country for Old Men” had the look and feel of a western, but was missing some major parts to fit i...

Country music film has plenty of ‘Heart’

By Nicholas Ortolani

February 4, 2010

Filed under Movies

    There’s a scene early in “Crazy Heart” where Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges) and Jean Craddock (Maggie Gyllenhaal) are discussing country music. She is interviewing him for a local paper, and they are discussing who is ...