what can you say about 'john wayne' that hasn't been said a thousand times before, without doubt he had a 'presance' and 'swagger' that 'owned' the screen, he was for me, as i'm sure he was for many of you 'the ultimate cowboy'
in 'true grit' we find a 'precise'' and determined young lady set out to hire 'rooster cogburn' to help her bring to justice the man that killed her father, he accepts the deal she offers, but isn't too keen on having her 'tag' along to ensure the mission is fulfilled.
they are joined by another marshall who is on the trail of the same man for another murder.
the humour that bubbles to the surface in the film is part of it's charm.
the young girl even manages to 'melt' the heart of the no-nonsense hard drinking marshall.
'john wayne' quite rightly earned an 'acadamy award' for his role in the film.
must admit along with 'the cowboys' and 'the shootist' this was indeed one of his best performances.
was this 'great-blu-ray' .....wasn't the best in truth....however for all you western fans, the film itself is 'A MUST OWN'