There aren't many movies made about bootlegging these days, but director John Hillcoat gives this one life through a notable cast and a rather sizable dose of violence.
Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises") play members of a Virginia family specializing in the manufacture and distribution of liquor during Prohibition. Mobsters wanting in on their business enlist a crooked cop (Guy Pearce) to help achieve that aim. Gary Oldman, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska are featured as well. DVD extras: two "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by Hillcoat and author Matt Bondurant; deleted scenes; music video. *** (R: AS, N, P, GV) (Also on Blu-ray)
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