Thinking Faith reviews Crazy Heart

Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Nothing compares to the life of the touring musician, does it? ‘Life on the open road’, ‘the wind in your hair’, ‘the feel of the white desert sun beating down against your face.’

Ah… yes there’s nothing quite like the all too familiar loneliness of the lifeless highway after a ten hour drive. The glamour! The splendour! Still, for all its pitfalls this is the life that country musician and the film’s protagonist, ‘Bad’ Blake has chosen or rather one that he has found himself thrust into.

To read Michael Bateson-Hill's review see: www.thinkingfaith.org/articles/FILM_20100305_2.htm