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3 Ratings: 3.7
A movie directed by John Hillcoat
3 reviews about Lawless
review by . January 28, 2013
    Believe it or not, I do hate feeling as though I’m harping on an actor.  (This isn’t to say I don’t enjoy it when it’s obviously necessary, but I digress …)  Some actors show great promise when they’re young, and, as they age, they’re rewarded with material that, sadly, might be beneath them and their skills.  In other instances, the material may be so horribly written that it’s hard to accept any measure of theatrical …
review by . August 30, 2012
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Star Rating:         Lawless is a triumph of tone and setting, the gritty underworld of prohibition-era Virginia examined with meticulous and sometimes painful detail. This is plainly visible not just in the sets, the costumes, the lighting, the diction, and the rural locations, but also in its depiction of violence, which could arguably put it on the same shelf as the works of Peckinpah, Coppola, Penn, and Scorsese. Director John Hillcoat does not spare the audience …
review by . August 30, 2012
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'Lawless' directed by John Hillcoat
Prohibition, gangsters, brothers, Virginia, moonshine, a sadistic lawman, violence, lust, love and family...That's some of the things you'll find in 'Lawless' directed by John Hillcoat ('The Road') and written by songwriter/musician, Nick Cave (The Proposition), based on Matt Bondurant's  book 'The Wettest County in the World' which is his fictionalized account of his family.         The film tells the story of the infamous …
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