crazy heart

Yes, there really is no excuse that it has taken this long to see Scott Cooper’s Crazy Heart (2009). I was, of course, intrigued by the cast and all the raving in 2009. Between money and mood, I kept setting it aside. I am glad to have rectified the situation. If you have yet to…

true grit (2010)

It is 1880 and the most terrifying figure to appear on the still wild West’s landscape is a 14 year-old-girl name Mattie Ross. One would think it is the Texas Ranger, or the marauder/thief turned U.S. Marshal, or maybe a Choctaw roaming the territory, or an outlaw gang leader with a band of ruthless and…