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Triple 9 2016

John Hillcoat is a skilled but sometimes overtly pretentious director (The Proposition, Lawless) who really needed a good B script to reign him in. Matt Cook’s Triple 9 gives him exactly that, a pared-down noir thriller which sets cops and robbers against each other in downtown Atlanta. 77 more words


The Road (2009)

In an Earth devastated by nuclear war, a father and son travel to the coast to find respite from the seemingly never-ending horrors to which they are witness. 152 more words


The Road (2009)

The Man: Do you ever wish you would die?
Old Man: No. It’s foolish to ask for luxuries in times like these.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen as the Man, Charlize Theron as the Woman, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Boy, Guy Pearce as the Veteran and Robert Duvall as the Old Man, dir. 17 more words


The Proposition (2005)

A western set in the Australian outback, the proposition in question is made by Ray Winstone, a local police captain intent on civilising the unkempt wilderness. 154 more words


UK release date: 19/02/16

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Triple 9 shows a gang of criminals, and some dishonest police officers, trying to achieve their biggest heist yet. 66 more words


Triple 9 [2016]

I want you to put away everything you’ve thought about modern crime movies since about 1970. In fact, I want you to cast your mind back to before the Hays Code forever applied a moral valence to cinema, and I want you to think about the classic crime films of the 1930s and very early 1940s. 645 more words


Lawless (2012)

Three brothers in the bootlegging business during the prohibition era refuse to bow to the will of Chicago gangsters and provoke a war between their backwoods community and big city organised crime. 175 more words