Lawless: Hillbilly gangster flick offers wild, violent ride

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.



Jay Stone

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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