Premise: Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits.
RottenTomatoes Score: 67%
This not-Gangster Squad prohibition period piece boasts an excellent cast that drew our eye. The setting is pretty cool too and Guy Pearce’s trainwreck of a haircut needed to be delved into.
In this episode:
- IT (spoiler-free)
- The Defenders on Netflix
- Morgan Freeman impressions
Questions we ask:
- Do the Bondurant’s deserve their own feature film?
- How does this movie leverage it’s deep and talented ensemble cast?
- Are we ‘in’ or ‘out’ on Dane DeHaan as an actor?
- Is Jessica Chastain scorching hot? (hint: yes)
- Authentic accents at the expense of understanding the dialogue: worth it or nah?