Wayne’s Daughter Saddles Up

You’ve got to have true grit to keep up with John Wayne’s daughter. “It’s actually funny, people think I can ride a horse because I am John Wayne’s daughter,” Marisa Wayne laughs. “I’m like, ‘I grew up on a boat!’ ” The daughter of Orange County’s most famous son, the late Academy Award-winning actor John […]

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Vince Vaughn To Be Honored At John Wayne Cancer Institute Odyssey Ball

The John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary will honor internationally recognized medical oncologist Steven J. O’Day, MD, with “The Duke” Special Service Award and award-winning actor, producer and screenwriter Vince Vaughn, with the “True Grit” Humanitarian Award at the 32nd annual Odyssey Ball, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly […]

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John Wayne at 110

A new look at one of our old favorites: On the occasion of the 110th anniversary year of his birth, we honor Duke with 110 memorable things about the actor, the icon, the man. John Wayne was??—??and remains??—??as much an icon of the historical West as any of the legendary figures that were actually there. […]

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Saddle up with HDNET MOVIES Christmas Day

HDNET MOVIES SERVES UP A DOUBLE SERVING OF ‘CHRISTMAS GRITS’ WITH JOHN WAYNE AND JEFF BRIDGES IN ‘TRUE GRIT’ DEC. 25 Saddle up with HDNET MOVIES Christmas Day, as the network serves up a double serving of Christmas Grits in the TRUE GRIT two-pack, beginning with John Wayne in his Oscar®-winning performance as Rooster Cogburn, […]

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‘The Searchers’ at 60: Circle Cinema screens John Wayne classic, panel discusses impact

A 60th anniversary screening of “The Searchers” is set for Nov. 20 at Circle Cinema, presented in conjunction with the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. That’s right, pilgrim, we’re talking about arguably the best movie in the long career of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in John Wayne, and we’re searching for those who have never […]

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CAST A GIANT SHADOW

Twenty years after his death, the biggest box office attraction in motion picture history is still America’s favorite movie star. Every year since 1993, the Harris Poll has taken a nationwide survey asking Americans the question, “Who is your favorite movie star?” The results have varied each year, with the fluctuations of a fickle public’s […]

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See True Grit in Theaters

As a close to the #ShowYourGrit campaign, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a special screening of True Grit in select cities. Honor those who have shown grit in the face of cancer and support the John Wayne Cancer Foundation by bringing your father, son, daughter, loved one, or friend to the movies this Father’s Day. […]

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