I’m a really big Jeff Bridges fan. This is mainly because he’s the main character in possibly my favorite movie of all time, The Big Lebowski.
These days I don’t go see too many movies in the theaters because A) they are expensive B) I don’t have time and C) I have streaming Netflix. But I’ve been to see two movies recently in the theaters and by complete chance both of them had my man, Jeff, in them.
One was very good and one was very bad.
The bad one was Tron. I don’t think I need to go into too much detail why this movie was bad. I hope Jeff got paid well for it. At least his character was a pacifist, much like The Dude.
The good one was True Grit. I generally love the Coen Brothers and this was no exception. It was the perfect mix of comedy, drama, action, and adventure. I didn’t even realize that it was a remake of an old John Wayne movie until I was talking to my Dad about it.
Anyway, if you’re looking to catch a flick, True Grit is good. The best thing about Tron was the cool shades I got to wear while watching it.
Since we’re on the subject of movies, the poll this week is meals from movies!
And a few links!
Chocolate Sea Salt Molten Cakes – Salted chocolate is heaven to me. Ok. Salt is heaven to me. But if I’m going to eat a rich chocolate dessert, it better be well-salted. This looks about right to me! (@ Sugar Laws)
How to Build a Softbox Light – This is such an awesome walk-through for someone looking to improve their photography. Even though I have a “professional” one, I’m thinking of making this anyway because Dan’s actually looks sturdier to me. (@ The Food in My Beard)
Staub vs. Le Creuset – I have a Le Creuset pan that I’ve easily used a few hundred times, but I have a sneaking suspicion that the Staub brand is equally sturdy. Seems like that might be the case. (@ Endless Simmer)
Have a great weekend everyone!