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Lawless

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

August 29, 2012

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

John Hillcoat

Starring :

Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke, Dane DeHann, Noah Taylor, Lew Temple

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..without sufficient character development Lawless simply feels lifeless..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..weak and cloudy moonshine: it doesn't burn or intoxicate..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
Review rate : B

“..nearly everything about the plot and characters is so familiar. We've seen this movie before, and we know more or less how it's going to play out. But the taste of this particular blend still stings real good going down..”
by Eric D. Snider [Film.com]
“..it's a bad Sundance film..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
4 of 5

“..it could have been better, but with Hardy and Pearce on board, it's plenty good enough..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
2.5 of 4

“..is just another gangster movie, and not a very good one..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
3 of 4

“..a well-made movie that deserves a higher profile than it is being accorded..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Jesse Cataldo [Slant Magazine]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Reviewed by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine]
Reviewed by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]

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