DVD Review: Lawless

An adaptation of Matt Bondurant‘s 2008 novel The Wettest County in the World and directed by John Hillcoat, Lawless follows these three brothers – Forrest (Tom Hardy), Jack (Shia LaBeouf) and Howard (Jason Clarke) – who, in a Prohibition-era Franklin County, Virginia, find their bootlegging business under threat by a new deputy (Guy Pearce) and other authorities who want a cut of their profits.

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Trailer Trash Feature: 7th – 20th July

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With news from Comic-Con filling our Twitter feeds over the past couple of weeks, here’s a list of the most recent trailer releases, some of which Comic-Con were thrilled about – Oz: The Great And Powerful – and others that didn’t even get a mention – try an upcoming film about phone sex. With wizards, dinosaurs, gangsters, and cowboys, we’ve got it all this week.

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Trailer Trash Feature: 14th – 27th April

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We have a number of brilliant first trailers this week, including a couple from Jason Segel’s latest comedies, John Hilcoat’s western drama Lawless, the full trailer for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis and also a few more light-hearted films that give a great mix up of what can expect to see in cinemas over the next few months.

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Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf & Jason Clarke Look ‘Lawless’ In New Picture

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The first image of Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke as the three brothers in John Hillcoat‘s gangster drama Lawless have been released this week, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.

Formerly known as The Wettest County, and not to be confused with Terrence Mallick’s upcoming previously titled Lawless, the film is an adaptation of the 2008 historical novel The Wettest County in the World written by Matt Bondurant. With screenplay by Nick Cave, the film follows these three brothers who find their bootlegging business under threat in a Prohibition-era Franklin County, Virginia.

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Natalie Portman Set For Back-To-Back Terrence Malick Films

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Now that Natalie Portman has finished her maternity leave, the actress has committed to starring in her first two films since winning the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Black Swan last year.

Portman, who more recently starred in Marvel’s Thor alongside Chris Hemsworth, is joining the casts of the Knight Of The Cups and Lawless, both of which are to be directed by Terrence Malick.

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Rooney Mara and Michael Sheen Discuss Terrence Malick’s Latest Projects

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Wondering what’s going on with Terrence Malick? Well here’s some news from the latest interviews with Rooney Mara, who tells Entertainment Weekly that Lawless won’t start filming until September, and Michael Sheen, who discusses his small role in Malick’s untitled romance on the BBC’s Film Review show.

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