Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

John Hillcoat

  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    15

    Exclusive: John Hillcoat Hoping To Make A Sci-Fi Film, Says ‘Triple Nine’ Aiming To Shoot Next Spring & More

    Yesterday we got to talk with one of our favorite filmmakers, John Hillcoat, about his prohibition-era gangster movie "Lawless," out on Blu-ray and DVD next week (more on that soon). We couldn't help but ask the director, who was previously responsible for the aborigines-versus-colonizers western "T...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    10

    Director John Hillcoat and Screenwriter Nick Cave Talk 'Lawless'

    At Cannes, I sat down with the director and screenwriter of "Lawless," John Hillcoat and Nick Cave, who also wrote "The Proposition." This gorgeously mounted period adaptation of "The Wettest County in the World," which is palying out around the country, about the real-...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    5

    Review: The Bondurant Boys Deal Moonshine & Violence In John Hillcoat's Lively 'Lawless'

    "It's not violence that sets men apart, it's the distance they're willing to go," Forrest Bondurant (Tom Hardy) tells his youngest brother Jack (Shia LaBeouf) in "Lawless." And with a set of brass knuckles in his pocket and a pistol in his waistband, he knows what he&...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Lawless—movie review

    When a movie has as much going for it as this one, it’s discouraging when it doesn’t deliver on its promise. Yet 'Lawless' pulls the magician’s trick of distraction, offering enough superficial entertainment value—with atmospheric use of locations, charismatic actors, and spurts of shocking violence...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    John Hillcoat Talks Sticking With Shia LaBeouf For 'Lawless,' How Tom Hardy Embraced His Feminine Side & More

    When the movies and television have portrayed prohibition, it is generally cast through the prism of slick city gangsters, with highly organized operations that rule with brutal efficiency. Should any bumps arise along the way, or cogs in the machine slow down the river of money or booze, lethal and...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    2

    Bootleg One Final Trunk Of New Images From Lawless, Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf & Jessica Chastain

    If you're one of the many who are greatly anticipating John Hillcoat's prohibition-era bootlegging drama "Lawless," perhaps viewing it as the last great possible film of the summer, well, your patient wait is down to four days now. At this point you likely already know that the cast is superb and fe...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    A Crate Full Of New Photos From John Hillcoat's Bootlegging Drama 'Lawless'

    While its Cannes premiere more or less defined John Hillcoat's Prohibition-era bootlegging drama "Lawless" as bonafide genre material and nothing more (doesn't bother us, really), it take a better man than this writer to not be excited by the return of the Aussie filmmaker with a p...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    4

    Official Soundtrack Details For 'Lawless' Plus 2 More Posters For John Hillcoat's Film

    Director John Hillcoat’s welcome feature-length return “Lawless” will soon be making its way in front of the eyes of the world as it begins its international rollout at the end of the month. While others wait to see the film that one of our staffers enjoyed quite a bit, a few promotional tidbits are...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    2

    Watch: John Hillcoat Directed Olympic Ad For GE Works; Pierce Brosnan Stars In Bond Style Ad For Gaming Site

    The Olympics are here, and aside from the expensive, overblown spectacle, there are sports happening and advertising too. Lots of it. And some of it, with some directors you might have heard of.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    7

    Shia LaBeouf Lives In The Shadows On New 'Lawless' Poster, 'Hyde Park On Hudson' Poster Spotlights Bill Murray's FDR

    It was a long, eventful road that John Hillcoat's adaptation of Matt Bondurant's "The Wettest County In The World" took into production, but the Nick Cave-scripted, Prohibition-era drama -- now titled "Lawless" -- will finally hit theaters on August 31st with a star-...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Justin Lin To Direct 'Star Trek 3,' ...The Playlist
  • Bill Duke's 'Dark Girls' Follow-up, ...Shadow and Act
  • Woman In GoldWatch: Helen Mirren And Ryan Reynolds ...The Playlist