True Grit - How to Remake A Great Movie

Jack devotes this video essay to a great remake of an already great movie—True Grit. Looking to the original 1969 film by Henry Hathaway, Jack explores the Coen Brother’s decision to remake the movie—to mine the story for depth and further explore characters from a film they truly love.


Remakes


Contemporary & Revisionist Westerns


Joel & Ethan Coen