CRAZY

BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELL
DECEMBER 29, 2010

Stemming from the real-life story of musician Hank Garland, “Crazy” depicts the way the man surfaced into the public eye, stole hearts, and became the legend that he was. Coming off as a watered-down version of “Walk The Line,” the body of acting cannot measure up to the likes of Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix.

The performance of Ali Larter continues to display her immeasurable beauty and grit. Still, with the inclusion of a lucid sex scene, the film does not warrant an award-winning stature and remains low-brow. Perfect for an afternoon film and nothing more, “Crazy” becomes little more than a made-for-television popcorn flick.

RELEASE DATE
September 9, 2008

DIRECTOR
Rick Bieber

WRITTEN BY
Rick Bieber
Jason Ehlers
Brent Boyd

BASED ON
Life of Hank Garland

STUDIO
Screen Media Films

R
(for language and some sexual content)

BIOGRAPHY
DRAMA
MUSIC
106 minutes

CINEMATOGRAPHER
Craig Haagensen

COMPOSER
Hank Garland
Larry Klein
Willie Nelson

EDITOR
Tom Rolf

CAST
Waylon Payne
Ali Larter
Brad Hawkins
Lane Garrison
Scott Michael Campbell
David Conrad
John Fleck
Timothy Omundson
Brent Briscoe
Beau Baxter
Raymond O’Connor
Eden Rountree
Silas Weir Mitchell

PRODUCED BY
Rick Bieber
Alan Cohen
Richard Mann
Joel McDonell
Ray Scherr
Steve Vai

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