Movie Review: ‘Lawless’

September 15, 2012 at 2:15 pm | Posted in Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

When I saw the movie trailer for Lawless a couple weeks ago, I was intrigued. I’m a sucker for a good gangster movie. This one promised Prohibition era gunplay, Gary Oldman, and Tom Hardy (Commissioner Gordan and Bane respectively). The cinematography looked attractive, and I thought it had a good chance of being good.

It turned out Lawless was great. Set during the Prohibition era, it was a tale about three brothers and their life of moonshining in rural Virginia. When living on the gray side of the law, things can go bad. But beyond that slippery slope, the story also presents a message about life. Rather than just pumping out an action movie, Lawless delivered a lot more, especially when it came to the characters. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Lawless’…

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