The Essence of Being John Wayne

John Wayne in True Grit

There is a scene in True Grit which presents the essence of the American hero: John Wayne’s Rooster Cogburn faces of with a gang of bad guys, all alone, ultimately managing to defeat them all. It is a splendid shot, in which it is pretty clear who has the best chances of actually getting out […]

True Grit A John Wayne Original Tops The Remake

true grit

Which do you prefer?  Most people have their own opinion on which release of “True Grit”  was the better movie.  The original “True Grit” starring John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn or the new version starring Jeff Bridges in that same role. My vote goes to the John Wayne original.  The part of Rooster has been […]