‘True Grit’ Saddles Up For Blu-ray Release

True Grit Blu-ray and DVDOne of the best films of 2010 will soon be in a nice little, gritty package to take on home. True Grit, the Coen Brothers’ western masterpiece starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Hailee Steinfeld, hits Blu-ray and DVD on June 7 and comes with a host of special features sure to satisfy any further curiosities you have about the film’s setting but there doesn’t seem to be a whole lot about the making of the film itself. The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack includes featurettes on 1880s traditional garb, post-civil war guns, the man who wrote the novel True Grit (Charles Portis), and the re-creation of Fort Smith. It also includes a bit about the cast, the heroine Mattie Ross, and the cinematography of the film, but it looks like the features are mostly steeped in history. Either way, it sounds like a good bunch of features for any western-lover.

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