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Old February 5 2013, 12:04 AM   #82
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Re: Movies Seen In 2013


11. True Grit (A)

Law school is definitely biting into my film-watching time this semester in a way it didn't in the last one. Though, since I'd already seen most of the Oscar season movies by the end of 2012, this is a fallow period for filmgoing anyway.

This was my first viewing of the Coen Bros' 2010 western since I saw it in theatres, and it holds up very well; definitely in the upper tier of their filmography, thanks to strong performances and an endlessly droll script. Roger Deakins' cinematography is likewise some of his best. I thought the ending worked better than it came across on first viewing. Hailee Steinfeld hasn't appeared in anything in the intervening two years, but she has a whole slew of projects due out in the next year or two. I'll be interested to see how her career develops.

Cinema: 3
Home Video: 7 (+1)
Computer: 1
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