True Grit

Those who, like me, are deathlessly loyal to the memory of John Wayne may have a hard time accepting Jeff Bridges in the role that won the Duke his only Oscar.  But the truth is, while…

American Movies, Foreign Minds

Two articles in the Wall Street Journal this week confirm a lot of people’s feelings about modern American movies. The first article, a witty tirade by Joe Queenan, asks whether 2010 is the worst year for…