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Cinema grit: It’s true.

Forgive me, Laura. Despite your devotion to him, I was never a John Wayne fan, likely predicated on my less-than-passing interest in Westerns – Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven notwithstanding. Given my predisposition, I never watched the original True Grit. I never … Continue reading

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Gunsmoke actor James Arness dead at 88.

He was a big man with a big gun, and a bigger-than-life onscreen presence. Actor James Arness has died of natural causes at age 88. The six-foot-seven actor played the role of Marshall Matt Dillon for twenty years on the … Continue reading

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