Articles tagged the big lebowski

Finding Steve Buscemi: The Perfect Understatement

It’s only when you internalize Steve Buscemi’s movies [they] become a part of your life in an extremely personal, emotional way.

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SEATTLE — Jeff “The Dude” Dowd lumbered off the light rail train, sunglasses on, gray curly mop of hair nodding and his hands waving emphatically as

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10 Sep 2008 // 5:09 AM

Let us now praise the Dude. That’s right, the dubious hero - or is he merely the foil? - of the Coen brothers’ loopy 1998

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1 Aug 2008 // 5:25 AM

1. “The Big Lebowski” (1998) The Dude (Jeff Bridges), bowls, smokes, drinks White Russians and avenges the mobsters who soiled his Oriental. 2. “Bill & Ted’s Excellent

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From Cheech & Chong to Harold & Kumar: Stoner flicks live in pop culture infamy

Funniest pot joke in a movie? The moment in “Up in Smoke (1978) when the blissed-out Cheech, having sampled a doobie the size of Baja California,

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3 Jan 2008 // 4:41 AM

“Sometimes there’s a man . . . I won’t say a hero, `cause what’s a hero? . . . He’s the man for his time and place.”

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Part 5: The Return of the Auteur

That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.

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//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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