Broken Bridges

broken200.jpg

The chugging soundtrack, some sharp dialogue and vibrant turns from the supporting players keep Toby Keith’s star vehicle about a country star’s return to his hometown aloft for a while. But Bridges eventually wobbles under the weight of its soapy subplots, distracting product placement, the miscasting of Burt Reynolds and a hit-and-miss central performance from Toby, who often seems to be reciting his dialogue rather than delivering it. The real find here is Lindsey Haun as Toby’s long-lost daughter—when the crowd goes wild for her performance of “Broken” at the climax, she’s earned the ovation.

Comments

Recent Music Posts More

More News

Superstar and her manager husband are splitting after 26 years of marriage.
Duo says label makes sense for their career.
Fundraising concert was high on acceptance and heavy on treasured hits.
Back-to-back sold-out shows kick off the weekend.
Lynn was CMA Female Vocalist of the Year in 1971.
Tearful Moments that happened right on the Opry stage. Here’s the first of our four precious memories.