Why Jeff Bridges shines in FX spy series ‘The Old Man’

It’s a shame that Jeff Bridges waited so long to star in a TV series — because he’s terrific in “The Old Man,” premiering Thursday, June 16 (10 pm) on FX. “The Old Man” unfolds over seven episodes, allowing creators/writers Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine adequate time to unwrap a rich, absorbing, densely plotted … Read more

Jeff Bridges faces the past in The Old Man

Jeff Bridges as Dan Chase in The Old Manphoto: Prashant Gupta/FX There is an old storytelling rule that when it comes to books or movies, nobody poops. A bathroom trip is a violation of Chekhov’s gun principle, wherein all details must contribute to the overall narrative. Also, nobody wants to see that shit. yet The … Read more