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2 New Clips From John Hillcoat's 'Lawless' Featuring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf & Colorful Villain Guy Pearce

  • By The Playlist
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  • May 21, 2012 12:45 PM
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An arty period piece from the director of difficult material like "The Proposition" and "The Road"? Such could be the case when John Hillcoat's bloody prohibition drama "Lawless" hits theaters at the end of the summer, but you wouldn't know it by the marketing of the film. If The Weinstein Company has their way, you're going to hear about this film over and over again until it hits August 29th. They're beating the drum loudly thus far (as is their wont) and nothing seems to be off the table so far. Character posters have already arrived and maybe we'll see some corportate tie-ins later in the year? Makers Mark? Some kinda yummy whiskey?

Cannes Review: The Bondurant Boys Deal Moonshine & Violence In John Hillcoat's Lively 'Lawless'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 19, 2012 6:10 AM
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"It's not violence that sets men apart, it's the distance they're willing to go," Forrest Bonduarant (Tom Hardy) tells his youngest brother Jack (Shia LaBeouf) in "Lawless." And with a set of brass knuckles in his pocket and a pistol in his waistband, he knows what he's talking about. That theme is one that has carried John Hillcoat through his last two pictures "The Proposition" and "The Road," and once again he explores men and their relationship with violence in "Lawless," a picture that while highly entertaining, doesn't quite match the heights of his previous efforts.

New Images From 'The Dark Knight Rises' Feature Batman, Bane, Catwoman & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 14, 2012 9:40 AM
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So here's a little anecdote for you. This writer has seen the latest "The Dark Knight Rises" trailer in the theaters a few times now, and unlike the usual chattering that accompanies most movie spots, the audience has been mostly reverentially silent. Has anyone else experienced this? It's eerie and kind of cool. Either way, it's pretty clear that "The Dark Knight Rises" will be aiming to smash the $1 billion worldwide box office of its predecessor "The Dark Knight," but can Christopher Nolan's film achieve that feat?

New Photos Of Tom Hardy & Jessica Chastain In 'Lawless' And Keira Knightley In 'Anna Karenina'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2012 1:35 PM
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While "The Avengers" officially kicked off the summer movie season to the tune of $200 million dollars this weekend, Christmas for arthouse fans is just around the corner with the Cannes Film Festival. Granted, it's one of the more mainstream movies hitting the fest, but anticipation is running high for John Hillcoat's "Lawless." And one movie that wasn't ready in time, but that is also being eyed is Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina" and for both, some new pics have arrived to stoke the flames of ancipiation.

Drop Everything: Final 'The Dark Knight Rises' Trailer Arrives

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 30, 2012 11:14 PM
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Screw that animated gif (though the dedication is admirable), the third "The Dark Knight Rises" trailer is here. And yes, in Christopher Nolan we trust.

New Images Of Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Guy Pearce, Mia Wasikowska & Shia LaBeouf In 'Lawless'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2012 8:38 AM
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After a very long wait, we finally got the trailer for John Hillcoat's "Lawless" a couple of days ago, and while it was a bit more conventional that we were expecting, it should be remembered that trailers for Hillcoat's films have never done them justice in the slightest, and with the cast he's got lined up here, there's a strong reason why this remains very high on our Must See List for 2012.

Watch: The Bondurant Boys Are Indestructible In The Trailer For John Hillcoat's 'Lawless' Starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 24, 2012 6:39 PM
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The anticipation for John Hillcoat's "Lawless" -- formerly known as "The Wettest County In The World" and then just "The Wettest County" -- has been nearly unbearable. Going through a few release date shifts, and the aforementioned title change, fans eager for the film got a great boost of good news when it was announced last week that the film landed a coveted In Competition slot at the Cannes Film Festival. What at first seemed like The Weinstein Company moving around and tinkering with a movie they didn't know what to do with, instead looks like the studio positioning the film for the best rollout possible.

Supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw Reportedly Joins George Miller's 'Fury Road'; Lensing Begins This Month

  • By Simon Dang
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  • April 22, 2012 9:23 AM
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In development and delayed for years -- first with Mel Gibson for a planned shoot in the early aughts that was delayed due to the Iraq war and then in 2011 with Tom Hardy with production pushed back due to weather conditions -- the fourth installment to the 'Mad Max' franchise will finally be fronting cameras this month in Namibia.

First Look: The Trio Of Bondurant Brothers In John Hillcoat's 'Lawless'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 14, 2012 12:50 PM
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While we've seen photos of Tom Hardy solo and Shia LaBeouf and Hardy together, now we've finally got our first look at the three brothers who star in John Hillcoat's prohibition-era gangster drama "Lawless," formerly known as "The Wettest County" courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. The third in this triumvirate is relative newcomer Jason Clarke, an Australian actor who's on the rise with upcoming roles in Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby."

Bane Goes Banking In New Images From 'The Dark Knight Rises'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 12, 2012 9:19 AM
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Yesterday, we got an eyefull with the "sensual" promo art highlighting Anne Hathaway's Catwoman, but today brings us some brand new looks at the actual movie, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly (scanned by Batman News), in what is likely the kick off to the last leg of the marketing campaign for "The Dark Knight Rises."

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