True Grit Reviews

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August 27, 2020
A winning, action-packed, humorous, road trip-styled revenge epic.
July 18, 2018
True Grit depends on that simple, no doubt reprehensible (at least emphatically illiberal), irrepressibly amiable star image the cinema is supposed to have out- grown.
April 18, 2017
Classic Western with memorable characters, some gun violence
July 1, 2016
Maybe it is not great cinema, but it is great entertainment.
July 29, 2015
An undeniably vivid, exceedingly well directed (by veteran Henry Hathaway) frontier tale that "tells it like it was."
May 1, 2011
If I had to pick only one True Grit movie to take to the proverbial desert island, it'd be Hathaway's, Wayne's, Ballard's and, while we're at it, Elmer Bernstein's...
January 5, 2011
Far too often for True Grit to quite overcome, [Wayne's] larger-than-life turn flirts with, if not outright topples into, self-parody.
January 1, 2011
December 30, 2010
The girl with the strength of a man, and the man with a sensitive heart (albeit under layers of crust). The calculated softening of Wayne's macho persona at long last won him the Oscar. [Blu-ray]
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