Who Really Has Grit? (True Grit)

Everything about the Coen brothers’ True Grit feels like a western . . . the music, the costumes, the sets, the cinematography, the language. Okay, maybe not the language. In keeping with the book, the characters in the movie rarely use contractions in their speech, with the result being that the dialogue (which sounded wooden in the original movie version),Continue reading “Who Really Has Grit? (True Grit)”

Proceed And Be Bold (True Grit)

To become a citizen of the United States, you must do three things: apply for citizenship, pass a naturalization exam, and participate in an oath ceremony. There’s one more thing I think should be added to the list: you should have to watch at least one John Wayne movie. I think you could learn aContinue reading “Proceed And Be Bold (True Grit)”