She is a girl with true grit — June 9, 2011

She is a girl with true grit

True Grit was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, which affords me the chance to write about the movie that made me consider wearing my hair in tight plaits.

When Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), the movie’s 14-year-old protagonist, approaches U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) with the offer to hire him to bring her father’s killer to justice, Mattie tells Rooster she’s heard he has true grit.

He’s not the only one with grit. Continue reading