John Hillcoat
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
//Features

Hitting 'The Road' with Director John Hillcoat
22 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

Director John Hillcoat talks to PopMatters about the hazards of being intimidated by legends, the funny side of cannibalism and Viggo Mortensen's sweet tooth as his adaptation of the seminal apocalyptic novel The Road hits theaters.

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008
10 Sep 2008 // 4:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

//Reviews

'Lawless': A Family with a Moonshine Bloodline
25 Nov 2012 // 4:15 PM

This story is, in many ways, a classic American tale: a Mom-and-Pop operation fights enterprising Big City interlopers. By honing in on one such family business, we get a Western-gangster film hybrid that is tough, tender and telling -- and set to one helluva soundtrack.

'Lawless': Guy Pearce Without Eyebrows
29 Aug 2012 // 12:15 AM

Charlie Rakes veers from not-very-repressed homosexual to omni-predator.

//Blogs

'Lawless' Gets Lost Among the Precise Period Detail
30 Aug 2012 // 10:40 PM

Sure, the period looks perfect. Too bad the rest of Lawless is so flawed.

Cannes 2012: Day 4 - 'Lawless' + 'Antiviral' + 'La noche de enfrente'
21 May 2012 // 3:00 AM

Cannes continues with John Hillcoat's Depression-era Lawless, first time director Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral, and a special screening of legendary Chilean director Raoul Ruiz's La noche de enfrente.

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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