Just went to see the new True Grit


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Texas Moon
December 24, 2010, 05:07 PM
They actually got it correct!

Mattie has an actual Dragoon this time.
Nice shot of it when she picks up her fathers effects.
Gets a little bit of screen time. Not enough tho. :cuss:

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usmarine0352_2005
December 24, 2010, 06:00 PM
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Great movie. Much closer to the book then the original which is good and bad in my mind.




Although as good as he is Jeff Bridges and no one in my mind can fill the Duke's shoes.





No one else does it or did it like the Duke.


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DMF38
December 24, 2010, 09:09 PM
When Mattie shot Chaney in the river, you could see that all chambers were empty in the Dragoon. They should have loaded a ball in the end of the empty chambers, to at least make it look like the gun was loaded. And I love John Wayne too, but overall I think this movie was a lot better than the original.

WALKERs210
December 24, 2010, 09:46 PM
Very glad to hear that this movie is good. I have watched the TV promotions about it and being a TRUE John Wayne fan just didn't want to accept that someone else could do justice to it. Hopefully it will be released in rental soon, think the last time I went to a theater to watch a movie was to see Red Dawn with my son.

junkman_01
December 25, 2010, 08:37 AM
Mattie Ross carried a Walker, not a Dragoon in the True Grit movie. Here's a quote from the IMFDB (http://www.imfdb.org/index.php/True_Grit) website.....

Mattie Ross (Kim Darby) inherits her father's civil war handgun when he dies, which is a Colt Walker 1847 revolver with a cartridge conversion (although it is said to be a percussion gun to stay true to the novel). Mattie uses it when she encounters Tom Cheney (Jeff Corey) and is knocked down by the recoil of the gun (which is a bit unrealistic) and manages to shoot him in the gut with it. He then manages to charge her and take the gun due to several misfires (which were Rooster's fault, as he had loaded it incorrectly while drunk, and also overloaded the chambers with powder which caused the tremendous recoil). The gun manages to fire once more in the hands of Mattie and grazes Cheney's head though the recoil knocks her into a snake pit. When Mattie first shows the gun to Rooster, he calls it a Colt's Dragoon but it is clearly too large and lacks a loading lever latch that the Dragoon models had.

WALKERs210
December 25, 2010, 09:08 AM
junkman you are doing what I always have done. Pick a movie apart and my wife usually tells me to sit down and shut up. Then you have to remember what a cartoon wolf said while climbing a set of invisible stairs "IN A CARTOON ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE"

DMF38
December 25, 2010, 11:07 AM
I was referring to the scene in the new movie.

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 11:13 AM
The new version was great. The Cohen Bros did a good job of showing the darker side of the book while infusing a dry humor creating a nice contrast. Closer to the book I remember.

Also John Wayne was a fraud.... :what: Played the tough guy and war hero all his life yet when faced with the real thing choose to be a movie hero instead of a real one.

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1055/was-john-wayne-a-draft-dodger

4v50 Gary
December 25, 2010, 11:29 AM
I hereby declare the remake of True Grit as the Official 2010 Christmas Film of THR's Blackpowder Forum.



Of course, don't blame me if the family screams at you for taking them to see True Grit instead of some silly Santa film.

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 12:01 PM
Of course, don't blame me if the family screams at you for taking them to see True Grit instead of some silly Santa film.

I saw it yesterday by myself while the rest of the family went to see the Little Fockers.

Harley Quinn
December 25, 2010, 12:11 PM
I'll be going to see it by myself also...Not a bad way to spend a peacful day:D

Merry Christmas

david58
December 25, 2010, 12:28 PM
Also John Wayne was a fraud.... Played the tough guy and war hero all his life yet when faced with the real thing choose to be a movie hero instead of a real one.

Careful - the quoted biography was a bit less than than complimentary about Wayne. Such books are a great way to make money. And, aren't most actors frauds - they're actors and we pay money to be entertained by people that are not in real life what they portray? Let's take the high road and stick to the movie...

Carl N. Brown
December 25, 2010, 12:31 PM
There's "True Grit" a great John Wayne movie, and there's "True Grit" a great novel.

I hope the new movie will be compared to the novel, not to the previous movie. To go to it expecting it to be a re-make will only lead to confusion or disappointment.

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 12:51 PM
Also John Wayne was a fraud.... Played the tough guy and war hero all his life yet when faced with the real thing choose to be a movie hero instead of a real one.

Careful - the quoted biography was a bit less than than complimentary about Wayne. Such books are a great way to make money. And, aren't most actors frauds - they're actors and we pay money to be entertained by people that are not in real life what they portray? Let's take the high road and stick to the movie...

The high road is to stick to the facts. Which of the ones mentioned in that piece are you disputing. Are you saying that he did not ask for and was not granted 2 deferments? That he never served? That he never followed through on what he said he would do regarding serving his country? You cannot talk about the current movie without talking about Wayne. You are entitled to your opinion on the man. I am entitled to mine. I will respect yours if you will respect mine. What is not high road about that?

To speak directly to the new version of True Grit. IMHO the Cohen Bros version is well done. It is closer to the book I remember reading. It tells the story sticking closely to the original dialogue in the Portis novel. Many confirm my recollections stating that it sticks closer to the book. This version lacks the rose colored glasses of the original film. There is a darkness to the tone and to the images themselves that remind me of the way they did Blood Simple and No Country for Old Men. It is heavy.... as I think it should be. I plan on reading it again this week and going back and watching the movie a second time to see my recollections are true.

I was impressed with the nuances of the film. The intellectual knowledge and sophistication of Mattie Ross placed in direct contrast with the innocence she displays as the real world, which is short ugly and brutish, hits her smack in the face. Her narrative is beautifully told by the Cohens and acted skillfully by Hailee Steinfeld. Steinfeld is very believable in this role. She looks the part. She is much more rugged and believable than the 1969 version. In the end Steinfeld performance illustrates that Mattie above all the other characters in the movie has "True Grit" .

The whit and humor of the dialogue stand in stark contrast to the brutal violence and the bleak cold barren picture of the vast open wild west the Cohens display. This version lacks the softness of the Hathaway's version. There are no blue skies. With the ending restored I enjoyed it right through to the credits. I was an enjoyable film on many levels.

Acera
December 25, 2010, 01:14 PM
Mattie's Revolver,

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/d/d2/Tg-dragoon.jpg/600px-Tg-dragoon.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/b/bf/Tg-dragoon-2.jpg/600px-Tg-dragoon-2.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/3/31/Tg-saa-rooster-3.jpg/600px-Tg-saa-rooster-3.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/b/b3/Tg-saa-labeouf.jpg/600px-Tg-saa-labeouf.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/a/ae/Tg-sharps-leboeuf.jpg/600px-Tg-sharps-leboeuf.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/7/7e/Tg-sharps-3.jpg/600px-Tg-sharps-3.jpg

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/a/a6/Tg-1851-rooster.jpg/600px-Tg-1851-rooster.jpg

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 01:22 PM
Everything happens to me. Now I'm shot by a child.

Racebannon
December 25, 2010, 03:25 PM
I liked the girl who played Mattie, and Matt Damon did a good job, but I was dissapointed that Jeff Bridges just didn't deliver. While I enjoyed the movie, it wasn't that great. I do give them props for the BP guns and the authentic sounds and smoke. I too saw that Mattie's Dragoon was not loaded in the confrontation with Tom Chenney.

Also it's not necessarily a mistake in the '69 version l when Rooster calls the Walker a "Colt's Dragoon" I've heard the pistol refered to as a "Walker Dragoon" many times.

david58
December 25, 2010, 03:46 PM
Also John Wayne was a fraud.... Played the tough guy and war hero all his life yet when faced with the real thing choose to be a movie hero instead of a real one.

Let's take the high road and stick to the movie...

The high road is to stick to the facts. Which of the ones mentioned in that piece are you disputing. Are you saying that he did not ask for and was not granted 2 deferments? That he never served? That he never followed through on what he said he would do regarding serving his country?

Many different ways to use facts, aren't there? I don't dispute the fact that he never served - nor have many actors who portray tough guys, either as cowboys or soldiers. I don't resent them, nor Wayne, as it appears you might by your "drive-by-facting" that has nothing to do with the new movie.

You cannot talk about the current movie without talking about Wayne.

Speak for yourself. I can, others have right here.

You are entitled to your opinion on the man. I am entitled to mine.

Yes, we all have opinions on Wayne as a person (or many of us do).

I will respect yours if you will respect mine. What is not high road about that?

Nothing is not high road about that. It's just that your opinion of the man has nothing to do with the discussion of the new movie - which was not based on a Wayne movie, or Wayne the man, but on a novel (fiction) performed by actors (who are nothing like what they portray).

And wouldn't it be funny if we both had the same opinion of Wayne (as I haven't expressed mine...).

To speak directly to the new version of True Grit.

Which was my point and my suggestion.

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 04:15 PM
Speak for yourself. I can, others have right here.


And others did not. 3 of the 6 posts prior to mine mentioned John Wayne. Read the reviews of the new film. 99% of them mention and make comparisons between the new version by the Cohens and the older one by Hathaway.

Nothing is not high road about that. It's just that your opinion of the man has nothing to do with the discussion of the new movie - which was not based on a Wayne movie, or Wayne the man, but on a novel (fiction) performed by actors (who are nothing like what they portray).

Maybe you miss-understood. I was speaking about respect for other peoples opinions being the High Road. Opinions are just opinions which as the saying goes are like.... LOL. For me that is one of the definitions of the high road. It is very easy to respect those we agree with. It is the test of ones character when one has and shows respect to those they disagree with. I have the right to express my thoughts on the new movie and John Wayne, who relates to topic IMHO.

Other posters felt the need to bring him into the discussion before I did. Others brought up the earlier version of the film yet you are not attempting to moderate them? Maybe I missed it but I did not see a moderator title under your name. It is not your place to dictate what should and should not be in this thread. I discussed the new film in depth yet all you seem to be able to fixate on is the Wayne comment. You cannot even focus on the movie yet you feel it is your place to chastise me for going astray. :scrutiny:

If you want to discuss the movie I am all for it. Have you seen it? Did you read the book? How did you think it compared.

Getting back on topic. As an period piece it is heads and shoulders above the original. In its sets, scenery, costumes and language. The scenery alone made a huge difference. The Cohen Bros film was true to the books setting. It looks like the Ozarks in the winter. Sort of bleak... LOL. It seems like this error in detail was corrected in the latest film. The Cohen Bros are very good at capturing the era that a film is supposed to be set in. Like Millers Crossing or Oh Brother Where Art Thou.

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/b/bf/Tg-dragoon-2.jpg/600px-Tg-dragoon-2.jpg

I am not an expert by any means but it looks like a Dragoon to me. Which were very popular in civilians hands after the civil war. IIRC

husker
December 25, 2010, 05:09 PM
5:05 at the AMC hear in Omaha. I will be back with my review. Untill then?
MERRY CHRISTMAS every one

danprkr
December 25, 2010, 07:00 PM
think the last time I went to a theater to watch a movie was to see Red Dawn with my son.

Which rumor has it they're remaking also.

It looks like the Ozarks in the winter.

Haven't seen it yet, cursed family Christmas obligations, but I do find it odd that it looks like the Ozarks since it was filmed about 50 miles from my house here in Central Texas. I even have an aunt who did some work with the film company on finding locations etc. I really can't wait, I'm thinking tomorrow. :D

usmarine0352_2005
December 25, 2010, 07:17 PM
I liked the girl who played Mattie, and Matt Damon did a good job, but I was dissapointed that Jeff Bridges just didn't deliver. While I enjoyed the movie, it wasn't that great. I do give them props for the BP guns and the authentic sounds and smoke. I too saw that Mattie's Dragoon was not loaded in the confrontation with Tom Chenney.

Also it's not necessarily a mistake in the '69 version l when Rooster calls the Walker a "Colt's Dragoon" I've heard the pistol refered to as a "Walker Dragoon" many times.




Racebannon, I think Jeff Bridges delivered.....but like I said earlier, I don't think anyone can fill the Duke's shoes and whoever does a remake of one of his films will be subconsciously or consciously compared to him.

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Sistema1927
December 25, 2010, 07:24 PM
Just back from a Christmas Day matinee with my wife and grown son. All of us enjoyed the movie. I will probably get the soundtrack CD as well.

wriggly
December 25, 2010, 08:45 PM
I learned something today. I never knew that Blood Simple was a Cohen Bros work. I always liked it, and have an original VHS copy from the first year when it came out. I almost never get wrapped up in movie minutia. I could care less who wrote or directed them, I just want to know if its good. :D

junkman_01
December 25, 2010, 10:12 PM
I could care less who wrote or directed them
That's strange since the director 'makes' the film. :what:

husker
December 25, 2010, 10:24 PM
Ehh / It was ok. Wish they would have used the long horse ride snake bite time. For something else. Like a look at Rooster when he was riding with Bloody Bill. Lil more time could have went into the murder of her father. IMO

MacDuff
December 25, 2010, 10:45 PM
I am looking forward to seeing the new True Grit. I don't know much about Wayne's personal life but I have enjoyed his movies.

Merry Christmas everyone!

rellascout
December 25, 2010, 11:35 PM
Just back from a Christmas Day matinee with my wife and grown son. All of us enjoyed the movie. I will probably get the soundtrack CD as well.

I always love the music in a Cohen brother's films.

http://www.truegritmovie.com/

Well my goodness gracious let me tell you the news
My head's been wet with the midnight dew
I've been down on bended knee talkin' to the man from Galilee
He spoke to me in the voice so sweet
I thought I heard the shuffle of the angel's feet
He called my name and my heart stood still
When he said, "John go do My will!"

Go tell that long tongue liar
Go and tell that midnight rider
Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Texas Moon
December 26, 2010, 09:54 AM
Wow! Did I hit a nerve or something?
Just commenting on the Dragoon.
In the JW movie it was a converted Walker.
In the new movie it looks like a 2nd Dragoon?

Harley Quinn
December 26, 2010, 10:05 AM
Yea, can you imagine the disgust displayed here, what do you think it would be like in person:eek:

:D

BHP FAN
December 26, 2010, 11:42 AM
Wait...John Wayne wasn't a real cowboy?!

Acera
December 26, 2010, 11:55 AM
I definitely appreciate they did not try to make a "G" rated movie like the first one.


I was able to see the character "Marshal Reuben J. Cogburn" as opposed to the actor playing a role in this movie, a credit to the good job by Jeff Bridges.

Cosmoline
December 26, 2010, 01:11 PM
I'm looking forward to seeing this one. I like the original, but Glen Campbell was miscast. A young Clint Eastwood would have been much better in that role. But at that point he was a mere TV actor and not in the same circles as the Duke. Also, Wayne's performance was OK but not his best. He should have won the Oscar for "Red River" or "The Searchers." I think everyone kind of knew that, though. I wish they would have reunited Bridges with Sam Elliot in this one--seems like the perfect opportunity for a tip o' the hat.

It amazes me how all these years later John Wayne's name still gives rise to miniature culture wars. How someone can be called a "fraud" for playing cowboys while not going to war is beyond me, since fraud requires an untruth and a reliance upon that untruth. In Wayne's case I think everyone knew that he was an *actor* in *movies* and was not pretending to be on the front in newsreels! LOL Also, it looks like the nation did fine without Pvt. Marion Morrison on the front line. Even if he had joined, he was a middle aged man with bad eyes and no skills needed for the war effort. It's probable they would have had him doing shows for the troops. He never would have been on any front line. So maybe we can let the whole nonsensical issue die.

david58
December 26, 2010, 01:30 PM
+1!

PowerJoker6.0
December 26, 2010, 01:32 PM
cant wait to see it myself. bridges is an awesome actor.

usmarine0352_2005
December 26, 2010, 01:37 PM
I'm looking forward to seeing this one. I like the original, but Glen Campbell was miscast. A young Clint Eastwood would have been much better in that role. But at that point he was a mere TV actor and not in the same circles as the Duke. Also, Wayne's performance was OK but not his best. He should have won the Oscar for "Red River" or "The Searchers." I think everyone kind of knew that, though. I wish they would have reunited Bridges with Sam Elliot in this one--seems like the perfect opportunity for a tip o' the hat.

It amazes me how all these years later John Wayne's name still gives rise to miniature culture wars. How someone can be called a "fraud" for playing cowboys while not going to war is beyond me, since fraud requires an untruth and a reliance upon that untruth. In Wayne's case I think everyone knew that he was an *actor* in *movies* and was not pretending to be on the front in newsreels! LOL Also, it looks like the nation did fine without Pvt. Marion Morrison on the front line. Even if he had joined, he was a middle aged man with bad eyes and no skills needed for the war effort. It's probable they would have had him doing shows for the troops. He never would have been on any front line. So maybe we can let the whole nonsensical issue die.




Cosmoline, great points.



1.) I think Sam Elliot is a great actor but would have been a poor choice for the remake. Why? Because he's too old. The part of La Beif (spelled wrong I know) should be a younger, brash character, not someone as old or older then Rooster.



2.) You are correct about Wayne being fairly useless on the front lines at his age and health.


I'd say John Wayne did more for America making films then he ever would have in the military.


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mljdeckard
December 26, 2010, 01:46 PM
(The Red Dawn remake is done, MGM is too broke to release it.)

John Wayne and Clint Eastwood weren't exactly friends. Wayne prided himself in the gentleman's code, Eastwood's characters were 'bad guy' heroes who did things like shoot men in the back. When Don Siegel (Who directed Dirty Harry) directed The Shootist, he suggested to Wayne that he do an action that was 'unfair', and Wayne said he didn't want to. Siegel told him; "Well, Clint Eastwood would do it," and Wayne got mad at him.

Clint says he never had anything personal against him, and they were friendly, but they made two different kinds of movies.

788Ham
December 26, 2010, 02:27 PM
Saw the movie yesterday afternoon, would/will definitely see it again! No, it wasn't a Duke remake, totally grateful for that, as The Duke and Bridges are two totally separate actors, and characters in their portrayals. Bridges did do a brilliant acting job, many scenes wouldn't have been thoroughly acceptable without his character influence.

The Duke was as fine American as any, in my personal opinion, no, he didn't fight in the sand of Iwo Jima, nor win the conflict in Viet Nam as a Green Beret, but his ethical foundation is hard to tear down also. How many other actors can take his place as far as patriotism? Surely not Jane Fonda!

danprkr, posting #21. In an article in yesterday's Denver Post, the write up in the entertainment section spoke of the Coen brothers filming in Santa Fe, New Mexico, isn't that further than 50 miles from central Texas? Possibly my maps aren't to scale...... just curious.

Go see the movie, worth your time and $$$

nalioth
December 26, 2010, 03:19 PM
but I was dissapointed that Jeff Bridges just didn't deliver.You must have gone out for popcorn and WC breaks a lot. Bridges' performance here is almost universally acclaimed as his best in decades.
think the last time I went to a theater to watch a movie was to see Red Dawn with my son.
Which rumor has it they're remaking also.Not any way, shape or form a rumor. Red Dawn (2011) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234719/) is complete, in the can and slated for a 2011 release.

Cosmoline
December 26, 2010, 04:40 PM
I think Sam Elliot is a great actor but would have been a poor choice for the remake. Why? Because he's too old.

I was thinking more for a bit part just so he and "The Dude" could reunite. But more importantly, and to bring this back to guns, Elliot has a substantial and very mouth-watering collection of Western arms which have made film appearances before. Any film he's involved with tends to be more gun-saavy.

rellascout
December 26, 2010, 07:02 PM
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t213/rellascout/truegrit_wallpaper1_md.jpg

Go tell that long tongue liar
Go and tell that midnight rider
Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Acera
December 26, 2010, 07:03 PM
the write up in the entertainment section spoke of the Coen brothers filming in Santa Fe, New Mexico, isn't that further than 50 miles from central Texas? Possibly my maps aren't to scale...... just curious.

The vast majority of the filming was done in these three locations,
Austin Texas, Blanco Texas, and Granger Texas. None are near New Mexico. You paper is incorrect. Check other sources and you will see that the poster above is absolutely correct.


As far as Red Dawn, they don't have the money to finish the project (along with the next 007 movie) nor market it for a release. MGM is broke, and will probably not be able to put either movie in theaters unless they are bought by someone else. There is a new rumor that it might end of going straight to DVD and Blue Ray.

rellascout
December 26, 2010, 07:21 PM
Haven't seen it yet, cursed family Christmas obligations, but I do find it odd that it looks like the Ozarks since it was filmed about 50 miles from my house here in Central Texas. I even have an aunt who did some work with the film company on finding locations etc. I really can't wait, I'm thinking tomorrow.

My point was not that it was filmed in the Ozarks but that it "looks" like the Ozarks in winter. At least a lot more than the older version. The earlier version did not even look like winter. IIRC

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_m6SQn5XIlNQ/Sj6N_PWDvyI/AAAAAAAAB_Y/kjB1XUN8WzY/s400/True+Grit+5.jpg

http://www.filmjunk.com/images/weblog/2009/03/truegritremake.jpg

http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film2/DVDReviews30/a%20true%20grit/title%20true%20grit.jpg

david58
December 26, 2010, 08:11 PM
The vast majority of the filming was done in these three locations,
Austin Texas, Blanco Texas, and Granger Texas. None are near New Mexico. You paper is incorrect. Check other sources and you will see that the poster above is absolutely correct.

Visit here to learn more of filming locations in New Mexico: http://www.truegritmovie.com/#/main/story/settingsAndDesign

Major portions of the film were done on location in Texas, particularly well done was the town scene, but New Mexico was definitely in the mix.

Superior movie: superior casting, acting, photography, music, and screenplay. And the 13-year-old was awesome!

I'd want Rooster on my side in a fight, no matter which of the two movies! So well done, I only caught myself thinking of the original once - I feel like the greatest line in movies is Rooster's response to Lucky Ned's taunt: "Fill your hands....!" I liked Wayne's delivery a little bit (a really leeetle bit) better.

Wonderful film!

chad1043
December 26, 2010, 08:33 PM
I know this is OT but does anyone know what kind of hat Matt Damon was wearing with the two buckles?

Racebannon
December 26, 2010, 09:13 PM
Nailoth,
I reread my post, I'm sorry if you don't agree with me, or if it offends you. I'm glad you enjoyed the movie. Thank you for the insult. BTW I did sit and watch the whole movie.
RB

walker944
December 26, 2010, 10:01 PM
Saw the movie on Christmas Eve. Was quite skeptical going into the theater. All skepticism was gone by the time the credits rolled. Very well acted & directed movie. The film scene sequence stayed very true to the original, with some diviations. I really like the rewrite of the script for the dugout cabin scene. Did not need to see fingers chopped off again (thought of Dennis Hopper during that scene). Thought the young girl did a much better/more believable job than the original girl (Kim Darby). Very interesting additional story telling at the end of the movie.

Those are my opinions and thoughts! Will definitely get it when it goes to DVD/BlueRay.

nwilliams
December 26, 2010, 10:38 PM
I just saw True Grit yesterday and I couldn't have been more impressed with it! One of the best movies I've seen in years and by far the best movie of 2010.

I work at a hotel here in Santa Fe and most of the cast and crew stayed with us for a couple months while they filmed True Grit and they were a great group, so I was very excited to see this movie for that fact alone.

On a side note John Wayne's grandson Brendan Wayne stayed at the hotel for a few months while they were filming the new movie Cowboys and Aliens, he's a great guy and it was cool just to meet someone related to the Duke.

nalioth
December 26, 2010, 10:40 PM
I really like the rewrite of the script for the dugout cabin scene.True Grit (2010) is based off of the novel by Charles Portis, and not the 1969 movie with John Wayne.

erazor55
December 27, 2010, 04:54 PM
Which eye should the patch be on? Bridges, his right. Wayne, his left.

Shotgun wg
December 27, 2010, 05:30 PM
When I saw the patch I just figured it was an eye dominance issue. Wouldn't be good for the star to tear his head off cause his depth perception was off lol. I haven't seen the movie yet but I have been thru the areas described as locations for the movie and never thought they reminded me of the ozarks or oklahoma. But I try not to let those type details ruin a movie for me.

Harley Quinn
December 27, 2010, 05:41 PM
I have ordered the book from Amazon dot com... All the answers are in it:D

Did he have Rooster have his corn and grease he liked so well in the first one???

Which eye should the patch be on? Bridges, his right. Wayne, his left.

TexasRifleman
December 27, 2010, 05:53 PM
Well it seemed like a good idea, a thread talking about guns in movies.

But then it's whether or not John Wayne is a true American and when Red Dawn will come out, so we've drifted quite a bit from the original noble purpose.

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