A Gritty True Grit

Since the weather outside is truly frightful, I have plenty of time to think about why I enjoyed True Grit  so much.  I think the main reason would have to be that it seems much more real than the older film version. Jeff Bridges makes the character of Rooster Cogburn simultaneously heroic and hilarious.  And…
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The Coens Did A Good Thing, Ya’ll

I’m still digesting the fact that I’ve discovered a Coen brothers movie that I really, really like.  I am, of course, referring to the new True Grit.  I’m still going to write a review of it, but I will say that you all should watch it if you get a chance.  Watch it in the theaters! …
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I saw most of the original Tron, years ago, so I was curious about the new Tron: Legacy.  I didn’t have any high expectations when I went to watch it, but I was still disappointed. While Tron makes impressive use of special effects, the entire movie seems driven by the effects and suspense.  It seems like a gimmick to…
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Monday Came Quickly

It seems strange having to go back to work after a three-day weekend.  However, the fact that this coming week is only a four-day work week might help… I hope to have some reviews up later.  I watched both Tron and True Grit over the weekend.  I found it mildly ironic that Jeff Bridges is…
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I Don’t Have To Dream

I love snow at Christmas! I don’t think I’ll have time to do a quote quiz today, so I will simply say: MERRY CHRISTMAS!