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True Grit

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Drama

Release Date :

December 22, 2010 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Starring :

Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Paul Rae

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..this isn't a rousing movie as much as a reassurance..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..terrific, no-nonsense, straightforward western..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
3 of 4

“..still manages to be a most worthy Western remake..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..never been able to reach out and move the audience to heights of emotion..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : B+

“..just tasty enough to leave movie lovers hungry for a missing spice..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4

“..it's not a comedy but, like the book and the 1969 film, instances of levity are sprinkled throughout..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
4 of 4

“..it's great..”
by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]
4 of 5

“..instead there will be complaints that the film is not idiosyncratic enough..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“..if watching the film isn't quite as much fun as reading the book - well, that's the risk of bringing a great book to the screen..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
3.5 of 4

“..have taken an especially keen interest in the venerable Christian and Hebrew texts..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3.5 of 4

“..great filmmaking. Great acting. Great movie. Saddle up..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4.5 of 5

“..creates a bracing synthesis of classical Hollywood storytelling and grimy Western mythology..”
by Chris Vognar [Dallas Morning News]
Review rate : A-
Reviewed by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Keough [Boston Phoenix]

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