The Big Lebowski
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Run Time: 117 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1998
Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Steve Buscemi
Though the Coen Brothers’ darkly comedic THE BIG LEBOWSKI is most overtly an homage to Chandler’s epically convoluted novel The Big Sleep, it’s not difficult to see the influence of Elliott Gould’s performance in THE LONG GOODBYE on Jeff Bridges’ portrayal of The Dude—one of the most iconic characters of the ‘90s.
Double Feature with THE LONG GOODBYE