Tuesday, October 19, 2010

New Images For "True Grit"

John Wayne as Cogburn                                          Image via WikipediaParamount has released some new pictures for their blockbuster film "True Grit", directed by the Coen Brothers and starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld.  Opening on Christmas Day, this film will closely follow the Charles Portis novel of a young girl who hires U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn to track down the man who murdered her father.  The story was originally filmed in 1969 starring John Wayne as Cogburn in a role that finally landed him an Academy Award for best actor.
Most critics at the time said that he received the award more as a recognition of his body of work rather than for the role he played.  I have always disagreed with that opinion and truly think that this was an Oscar-worthy performance.  I'm wondering if Oscar gold can strike twice for the same movie as Bridges seems to present a compelling portrayal of the same character Wayne played.  Judging by the trailers that have been released so far,  that thought holds promise.
Here are the new images:

If you haven't yet seen the trailer, here it is again:
USA Today has an article in today's paper and on the web that takes a first look at the movie.  Read it by clicking here.  There is also an article on newcomer Hailee Steinfeld.  You can read that article here.  Both stories are pretty interesting.   Interesting enough, even though no one has seen her before, you can already vote for her for one of the People's Choice Awards.  Talking about jumping the gun.  If you do want to vote for your favorite movies and shows and stars though, you can do it by going here.
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Orlando Web Design said...

I think this new images for True Grit are really wonderful. Article that is linked here about newcomer Hailee Steinfeld is really fantastic.

riesen2b said...

The trailers that are out for the new True Grit are amazing as far as the cinematography is concerned. And I agree with you about the Hailee Steinfeld article. I'm really looking forward to seeing this.

Chris J said...

Wonderful images...I really like this pics..I think this new blockbuster film will be superhit as the trailors are fantastic...


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