The Proposition Newswire

The Proposition Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for The Proposition.

Results 1 - 20 of 56 in The Proposition

  1. The Grierson & Leitch Podcast: We Like 'Star Trek Beyond' and 'Don't Think Twice'Read the original story

    Thursday | Everybody's Got One

    On the latest episode of the Grierson & Leitch podcast, we review Star Trek Beyond and Don't Think Twice . We also spend a little time discussing The Proposition , the gritty Western that put director John Hillcoat on the map.

    Comment?

  2. The Lone Hand/The Proposition - PreviewRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | IndieLondon

    Media is delighted to announce the release of six classic features from the Universal Pictures/Hollywood Classics stable starring screen legends Joel McCrea, Rock Hudson and Kenneth Branagh. In The Proposition Father Michael McKinnon arrives in 1930s Boston to join the priesthood at St Jude's, oddly intent on avoiding contact with his most prominent parishioners, Arthur Barrett and wife Eleanor .

    Comment?

  3. Cinemax Sets "Quarry" Date & TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    ... set a September 9th premiere date for its original series "Quarry" which boast a pilot by John Hillcoat ("The Proposition," "The Road"). Based on the novel by Max Allan Collins ("Road to Perdition"), Logan Marshall-Green stars in the series as a ...

    Comment?

  4. I'm actually a humanist': director John Hillcoat talks crime thriller Triple 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... mob in an outsized performance that is part garish, part chilling. Hillcoat's previous films include The Proposition , The Road and Lawless , and each of those films created a specific world; Triple 9 is no different. The Australian-born Hillcoat ...

    Comment?

  5. John Hillcoat dials up the action in Triple 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and The Dressmaker * Apocalyptic visions on The Road Hillcoat, the Australian director whose films include The Proposition , The Road and Lawless , says he loves the genre films of the 1970s, like The French Connection and the movies of Sidney ...

    Comment?

  6. John Hillcoat Is Returning to the Crime Genre Again With 'Honor for Sale'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | /film

    John Hillcoat isn't done with the crime genre yet. The director behind The Proposition , Lawless , and Triple 9 will direct Honor for Sale , a true story about corruption and drugs that takes place between 1969 to 1976.

    Comment?

  7. Lawless, The Scars of Dracula, The Fog: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... gangster saga directed by John Hillcoat, who Cave previously collaborated with on 2004's outback western The Proposition. The setting is the Blue Ridge foothills of Virginia, where moonshine is the primary industry during Prohibition, and Tom Hardy ...

    Comment?

  8. The relationships of Triple 9's characters are bound by blood, mostly that of others.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Age

    ... debut Ghosts of the Civil Dead or the murderously barren 1880s outback that formed the backdrop for 2005's The Proposition . His 2009 drama The Road was a post-apocalyptic struggle for survival, but really all of Hillcoat's movies are about worlds ...

    Comment?

  9. Cinema Clips: Triple 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Tucson Weekly

    ... freaking tough looking. Okay, so the actual movie is pretty good. Like the usual Hillcoat movies ( The Road, The Proposition, Lawless ) it's a dark film with a bleak outlook on humanity. Nobody is happy in this flick, and they are going to let you ...

    Comment?

  10. FilmlandPyramids, SchemesTriple 9 and Gods of EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... very watchable story with some panache, courtesy of director John Hillcoat ( The Road , and the outstanding The Proposition ). Starting with a broad-daylight bank heist, the film gets right down to the curious business of the story, including the ...

    Comment?

  11. Winslet a rulesa as a ruthless mob boss, says a Triple 9a directorRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Day

    ... mob in an outsized performance that is part garish, part chilling. Hillcoat's previous films include “The Proposition,” “The Road” and “Lawless,” and each of those films created a specific world; ...

    Comment?

  12. Triple 9 star Casey Affleck doesn't like to watch his own filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Age

    ... says, he was happy to be playing a good guy. In Triple 9, directed by Australian filmmaker John Hillcoat ( The Proposition , The Road ), we are plunged into the lives of a criminal outfit made up of crooked cops and ex-soldiers who find themselves ...

    Comment?

  13. Film still Triple 9 is a 2016 American heist thriller film directed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Age

    The Australian director John Hillcoat ( The Proposition ) has a complex relationship with violence: he gets a kick out of the spectacle, but also wants to confront us with its moral ugliness. In the new crime thriller Triple 9 , first-time ...

    Comment?

  14. It's Happening TonightRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    Director John Hillcoat has yet to do wrong - he killed with Nick Cave collaborations The Proposition and Lawless - so it seems like a good bet to follow him to the streets of Atlanta for a gritty heist flick that's high on great actors and low on clear-cut morality. Triple 9 looks like a kinetic whirlwind of blood, deceit, and desperation.

    Comment?

  15. Hillcoat On Adapting McCarthy's "Meridian"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    ... Road". Hillcoat has familiarity with the subject matter, he made his name on the violent Aussie western "The Proposition". Out doing press rounds for his cop thriller "Triple 9," Hillcoat revealed to The Q&A Podcast that he's dying to make "Blood ...

    Comment?

  16. Q&A: Kate Winslet 'rules' as a ruthless mob boss, says 'Triple 9' directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... mob in an outsized performance that is part garish, part chilling. Hillcoat's previous films include "The Proposition," "The Road" and "Lawless," and each of those films created a specific world; "Triple 9" is no different. The Australian-born ...

    Comment?

  17. Indie Focus: The future of the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... among them this week is the gritty crime thriller "Triple 9," the latest from John Hillcoat, director of "The Proposition" and "Lawless." "I'm actually a humanist, believe it or not," Hillcoat said, "and I believe even when people are corrupted, ...

    Comment?

  18. Triple 9' a muddled messRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... - an alluringly dark premise, and bombastic bursts of greatness. But ultimately, director John Hillcoat ("The Proposition," ''The Road") fails to meld the storytelling with the film's ambitious scope, the way Michael Mann so proficiently did 21 ...

    Comment?

  19. Review: 'Triple 9' a fine crime dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... Swiss watch of a script, written by newcomer Matt Cook ; and it's directed by John Hillcoat ("Lawless," "The Proposition"), whose films are soulful, serious and marked by strong performances. Hillcoat is drawn to stories involving grim challenges ...

    Comment?

  20. Movie review: Crooked cops are pure evil in a Triple 9aRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... Affleck. Naturally, being good, he's the one marked for death. Nice, guys. Hillcoat, an Australian whose "The Proposition" is a classic, and wholly pitiless, Outback Western, certainly knows how to stage gunbattles and car chases (one of which ...

    Comment?