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Entries by John Farr from 02/2010

Why Avatar Should Not Win Best Picture

| Posted 02.08.2010 | Entertainment

What does it say about the state of the industry when a film can win Best Picture without having been nominated for anything in either the primary writing or acting categories?

Jeff Bridges, and the Grizzling of the All-American Boy

| Posted 02.14.2010 | Entertainment

Perhaps his clean-cut, boyish image obscured my ability to recognize the astonishing talent he possessed from the start. Regardless, I could see it now: Jeff Bridges has always been a lot more than a pretty face.

Where Is Lee Marvin When We Really Need Him?

| Posted 02.28.2010 | Entertainment

I look at the new action movies coming out, and I have to wonder: Where's our new Lee Marvin? The manly man, the bad guy turned good guy, the guy who's so ugly he's almost beautiful, the guy who takes no prisoners?