LAWLESS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 8, 2012 “Lawless” is the perfect Prohibition-era film, with everything it takes to make a phenomenal period piece. Set in the backwoods of Virginia, the set pieces are of the time, immersing the audience without ever drawing them out. The gangster get-ups are subtle yet practical, the vehicles spring to life in a way unmatched by any period piece I … Read More Movie Review: Lawless (2012)
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LAWLESS / Yes, yes, yes! The first Lawless trailer hit the web today and I couldn’t be more excited. Director of The Proposition and The Road, John Hillcoat, returns to the big screen with his prohibition period piece about a group of brothers (Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy) delving in the bootleg business when their way of life is threatened by a deputy (Guy Pearce) … Read More New Trailer: Lawless
With all the correct pieces set in place, The Proposition carries on the legacy of the genre successfully and breathes life back into the fading Westerns. The Proposition shatters most expectations, leaving absolutely every aspect of the film respectfully transparent. This is the West and it feels authentic.