Over the past two days, John and I watched first the 1969 version with John Wayne, Glen Campbell, and Kim Darby followed by the 2010 version with Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and Hailee Steinfeld.
|John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn|
|Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn|
Do you ever get the sense that a movie can tell the story even better than the book? I got that distinct sense from the endings of both movies that veer away from the novel's ending.
Okay, enough of that, I won't spoil it for any who'd like to watch, read, and analyze for themselves.
Just suggesting that if the man of the house is weary of Downton Abbey and girly flicks, he might be open to watching this one or two and you'll have plenty to ponder yourself.
As one who is going to need some true grit this week herself, I'll catch you later.