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.
If Roger Ebert's throat cancer -- devastating and unforgiving -- has not been able to stop him, then nothing as petty as the collapse of one of the nation's stalwart journalistic enterprises is going to either.
One critic wrote that my film Nothing but the Truth, a thriller about how far a journalist will go to protect a source, goes "off the liberal rails." However, the fight to get a shield law is itself a non-partisan battle.