Crazy Heart, 2009
Director, writer: Scott Cooper
Jeff Bridges plays a fading, alcoholic country music star who begins a doomed romance with a writer (Maggie Gyllenhaal) that forces him to reassess his life.
You very well might have missed this alcohol-drenched gemstone of a flick inspired by the real-life song-cycle of country music star Hank Thompson. Bridges won the Oscar for best actor for “Crazy Heart,” and you deserve to see why.
The Hangover, 2009
Director: Todd Phillips
Writers: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Three friends in Las Vegas for a bachelor party wake up after a bacchanal of drugs and booze with