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Red River

Advantages: Supernly acted, brooding and ominous Western where we first see darkness within Joyn Wayne
Disadvantages: Not for you if you dislike westerns, black and white films or John Wayne

...Roillin’ rollin’ rollin’ I always feel Red River is something of a neglected Western. Reading Gary Willis’ biography of John Wayne (John Wayne: The Politics of Celebrity) there’s an almost ludicrous assertion that John Wayne made no great movies th ...

GenerallyInterested 04.09.2013 · Read full review
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John Wayne attempts comedy

Advantages: Some good acting and funny moments
Disadvantages: Wayne had no comedy timing

George Washington McLintock is a big business man in the town of McLintock. He owns over half of the town and runs a very successful cattle business. He return to the town only to discover his wife has arrived after being in the big cities for over 2 year ...

sewbizzie 09.11.2010 · Read full review
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Mclintock

Advantages: a must for anyones dvd collection
Disadvantages: none

...A must see for any western movie fan "The duke" is brilliant as george wasington Mclintock and Maureen o hara as his estranged wife who returns after two years of being away.( who did most of her stunts herself) is fantastic and not forgetting the very y ...

oldblueeyes11a 19.07.2007 · Read full review
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Grittier Than John Wayne

Advantages: Fantastic direction, writing, performances and cinematography.
Disadvantages: The characters aren't always easy to like.

After the murder of her father, fourteen year-old girl Mattie Ross hires grizzled Marshal Reuben J ‘Rooster’ Cogburn to track down the killer – ‘gun for hire’ Tom Chaney. It takes somebody with ‘true grit’ to bring a man to justice and that is what Mattie ...

afy9mab 12.05.2014 · Read full review
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True Grit

Advantages: Lots of depth with characterisation, fantastic performances, authentic atmosphere
Disadvantages: Not as unique as you might think, and sometimes Bridges' mumbling can be hard to understand fully

Lots of careful planning and thoughtful consideration are required when attempting to remake a 60’s classic. A job made even harder when that classic turns out to be a celebrated John Wayne film. So it must come as a sign of hope and comfort that with a s ...

goldenbat666 25.01.2011 · Read full review
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