*Disclaimer - the following statements are my own opinions. I have not seen the new version of True Grit so I can not rightfully judge anything about the movie. This post is meant in jest and should be taken as so.*
I have grown up with John Wayne movies. My "pawpaw" was a huge John Wayne fan as is my mother. My favorite movie is El Dorado and I quote it regularly (Hubs thinks this is annoying). So, as an avid fan of The Duke, I was simply appalled that the Coen Brothers would remake such a "classic."
Possibly, the Coen Brothers and the actors are playing tribute to a historic character, and even more, the larger than life actor who portrayed him, but I still don't know if I can handle the pain of seeing Jeff Bridges onscreen as Rooster Cogburn. Ain't gonna happen.