Most critics at the time said that he received the award more as a recognition of his body of work rather than for the role he played. I have always disagreed with that opinion and truly think that this was an Oscar-worthy performance. I'm wondering if Oscar gold can strike twice for the same movie as Bridges seems to present a compelling portrayal of the same character Wayne played. Judging by the trailers that have been released so far, that thought holds promise.
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USA Today has an article in today's paper and on the web that takes a first look at the movie. Read it by clicking here. There is also an article on newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. You can read that article here. Both stories are pretty interesting. Interesting enough, even though no one has seen her before, you can already vote for her for one of the People's Choice Awards. Talking about jumping the gun. If you do want to vote for your favorite movies and shows and stars though, you can do it by going here.