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Old 08-24-2019, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Rough Draft View Post
I know I'll get bashed for saying this, but I think the Coen Brothers' version of True Grit is arguably better than the 1969 Henry Hathaway film.

But they're both very good westerns.
I have no idea if it's better, because for me, the Coen True Grit was the perfect cinema experience, so good that I'm loath to see the original. Yeah, I've heard it's good, but I'd go into it with such sky-high expectations that it could only disappoint. I read the novel and had just that experience.