True Grit ★★★★★

I would be perfectly fine if Joel and Ethan Coen cut out all the admittedly great action scenes and pursuit scenes, and just made True Grit into a movie about Hailie Steinfeld's Mattie Ross arguing with shopkeepers. This might lack the Coen's headier hallmarks, but I put it up with any of their universally-recognized masterpieces. A

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