This sounds like a hell of a good time to me. Anyone see it yet?
I've got many weeks of content to get on the site, but you'll have to bear with me for a bit.
Galaxy Rating 3 ½ out of 5
Moonshine, fast cars, guys getting their throats slit, other guys getting important parts sliced off, and guns, guns, guns: it's all there in Lawless, a rootin' tootin' hillbilly gangster film that has just about everything you might want, with the possible exception of a point. As often happens in these projects, brutal violence, strong language and nudity become their own reward.
Lawless was made by John Hillcoat and Nick Cave, the director and writer behind the hyper-violent Australian film The Proposition. They have not lost their taste for blood or for evocative set design: Lawless takes place in the wild and woolly Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, circa 1931, a location awash in vintage Fords, gangsters with Tommy guns and dusty mountain towns with signs for Chesterfield cigarettes, Kist beverages and (my favourite) the Fire Proof Hotel.
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