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MOVIE REVIEWS: LAWLESS

August 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s hard to remember a movie that received such divergent reviews as Australian director John Hillcoat’s Lawless, which opens today (Wednesday). That’s how it was at Cannes, when it was screened in competition last May, drawing boos and applause during the closing credits. The film, adapted by rock musician Nick Cave and starring Shia LaBeouf, […]

LAWLESS, ABOUT BLOOD AND BROTHERLY LOVE, SCREENS AT CANNES

May 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The most pertinent footage in director John Hillcoat’s Lawless, which screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival today (Saturday), may have ended up on the proverbial cutting-room floor. The film, starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, and Guy Pearce, tells the purportedly true story of the Bondurant brothers, who ran a moonshine operation […]

LABEOUF DESCRIBES CONFRONTATION WITH STONE

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When appearing at promotional events with the actors in their movies, directors frequently assert that they welcome their suggestions for dialogue changes. But at Monday night’s premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in New York, Shia LaBeouf indicated that Oliver Stone may not be so receptive. As related today by New York magazine’s Vulture […]

SHIA LABEOUF FLAYS HIS INDY PERFORMANCE — AND THE FILM

May 16, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

Shia LaBeouf is no Indiana Jones. He said so himself in an interview with the Los Angeles Times at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. “I feel like I dropped the ball on the legacy that people loved and cherished,” he said, referring to his performance in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal […]