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TRUE GRIT SHOWS GRIT IN THIRD WEEK

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In its third week, Paramount’sTrue Grit rode to victory at the box office, cutting down Little Fockers and blowing away challenges from newcomers Season of the Witch and Country Strong. The Coen Brothers’ remake of the John Wayne classic, with Jeff Bridges in the Rooster Cogburn role, earned an estimated $15 million, beating Universal’s Fockers, […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: TRUE GRIT

December 22, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

It’s obviously impossible to review the Coen Brothers’ True Grit without comparing it to the original starring John Wayne. Most critics conclude that they have improved upon the original. “Joel and Ethan Coen have pulled off an impressive feat,” writes Claudia Puig in USA Today. “True Grit is more than a remake,” she concludes, “It’s […]