What makes the film fascinating is the texture and depth of Bridges' performance. He is thrown into a harsh, uncompromising world at the very bottom rung, and somehow must find a way to survive AND stay straight.As he gradually takes responsibility for his son, Nick, he regains his self-esteem and humanity.Ex-con Bridges tries to build a life for himself and his estranged son after his release from prison.There are subplots dealing with a pen-pal romance and Jack's ex-partner, but the focus is on the father-son relationship.
He should have said this to John “Edward Furlong” Connor because Eddie has not been doing much living as of late, at least career-wise. I’m going to start giving my TV massages just in case. According to Wikipedia his dad is “unknown.” Eddie, I know the feeling. This role probably required very little method acting on Furlong’s part as The Terminator seamlessly shifted from savior to robotic father-figure.I was just running around with my crazy curly hair, and all the rich girls made fun of me because they said I didn't brush my hair enough. NL: That's the thing about Root Beer: Anyone who's had several cocktails really loves her.NL: I stole Root Beer in a serious dognapping from my friend's brother. NL: We both use humor as a defense mechanism, and also as our main way to communicate.NL: I started wearing all black around the time I got into Nirvana.I first heard "Smells Like Teen Spirit" when I was about 12, and I remember jumping on my bed, so excited about it. My family moved to Israel when I was eight until I was 10, and then we came back and my parents split up.