True Grit (1969)

Mattie Ross is a young woman, tomboyish, proud, self-assured, who undertakes an everyday adventure in the wild west to take care of the business of crimes against her father, traveling to take try to take care of business with the man who wronged him. He is a fugitive, in the Indian territories, where there is … Continue reading True Grit (1969)

Watching True Grit (1969)

True Grit (1969) - started watching this last night, fell asleep but the opening proved to have feminist tones and made me think... How these artistic monuments of the past contain facets and sparkling lights of truth that remain, but how memory, genarlization, and reduction makes these stones in the river into dull icons. That John … Continue reading Watching True Grit (1969)

Was Thinking About Watching Some Old Movies For Thanksgiving, Can Anyone Tell Me (Not Having Seen His Movies…) Is JOHN WAYNE a Good Role Model for Men, Or Is He Some Kind of Power Crazed Maniac Who Never Listens to Reason?

James Woods seems to like John Wayne when he's feeling groovy about his prospects. But he's also on a reeal high horse about how Trump didn't lose his precious throne these days. So I'm not sure if the John Wayne philosophy is really any good for a man who sees ups and downs, or if … Continue reading Was Thinking About Watching Some Old Movies For Thanksgiving, Can Anyone Tell Me (Not Having Seen His Movies…) Is JOHN WAYNE a Good Role Model for Men, Or Is He Some Kind of Power Crazed Maniac Who Never Listens to Reason?