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Prospect recommends: True Grit

By Nick James  


True Grit On release from 11th February

Lately the Coen brothers have become an unreliable trademark. Could there be a less hilarious megastar comedy, for instance, than Burn After Reading? To learn, then, that they have remade a hokey 1960s John Wayne western is to stir mixed feelings. But when the Coens find fairy dust in their saddlebags, as they do here, the effect is all the more dazzling for its near invisibility.

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