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2005 Project Batch 10: The Proposition, Three Times, and L'Enfant (The Child)

It took longer than I expected, but I expected it would. In any case, the 2005 Project has finally come to an end. This is the last batch of reviews. 1,503 more words

Movies Of The 2000s

Brief Reviews: Lawless (2012)

A prohibition-era crime drama written and directed by the team behind excellent Aussie western The Proposition is a mouth-watering prospect. However, Lawless, while being a solid and frequently enjoyable film, often feels a little unbalanced. 277 more words


The Proposition

The Proposition (2005) – 8/10

Intense and confronting Aussie flick filmed in outback Queensland. Written by Nick Cave who also supplied the haunting soundtrack (could lose the whispering though).   125 more words

Guy Pearce


Director of Photography: Benoît Delhomme

Director: John Hillcoat

Perfect Shots

Lawless: Dullness

By Vince Gaetano

The book this movie was based on is called The Wettest County in the World. Odd that they should change the title. 357 more words


The Proposition

The Proposition (2005) Directed by John Hillcoat; Written by Nick Cave; Starring Guy Pierce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, John Hurt; Cinematography by Benhoît Delhomme; Edited by Jon Gregory; Distributed by First Look International… 459 more words


The Road

Palm-sweatingly tense, oppressively tedious, and horribly credible, The Road is a lugubrious trek through post-apocalyptic debris; a chillingly effective, savagely beautiful vision of the world’s end; and a heart-rending, gut-wrenching study of parenthood. 513 more words