Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]John Hillcoat
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, The Exhibitionist Talking With John Hillcoat, Director of <i>Triple 9</i>

Talking With John Hillcoat, Director of Triple 9

John Hillcoat’s Triple 9 starts out as a heist film and drags itself through the mud to become something of a psychological thriller. Although it ropes in any number of bad-boy action-movie tropes — an icily malevolent Kate Winslet…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , ,
Film, "Lawless":  Prohibition Drama Pits Hillbillies vs. Peacocks

"Lawless": Prohibition Drama Pits Hillbillies vs. Peacocks

Screening the history of bootlegging in urban America led to the invention of a genre — the gangster film — but moviegoers have seen little of the hills and hollers whence the syndicates' potent spirits were shipped. Offhand, I can…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Film, <i>The Road</i> takes the path of least resistance

The Road takes the path of least resistance

The Road, Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize–winning, Oprah-endorsed postapocalyptic survivalist prose poem — in which a father and his 10-year-old son traverse a despoiled landscape of unspeakable horror — was a quick, lacerating read. John Hillcoat's literal adaptation, which arrives one…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, The Bad Seeds

The Bad Seeds

Trotted out like ol' Trigger whenever there's a movie with saddles and six-shooters, the term "revisionist Western" would surely be a cliché if there were enough Westerns to warrant its use more than every few years. Fact is, any movie…
Tags: , , , , ,