Review: “Lawless.”

The difference between the Bondurant boys is in their eyes. Two of them are taciturn, albeit for different reasons, and the youngest looks markedly softer. Lawless, the new Prohibition-era thriller from John Hillcoat and Nick Cave, is the story of how the youngest grew to resemble his other brothers more closely. It is a handsomely told story, with bouts of extreme violence and peculiar humor, although its numerous problems are unusually vexing.

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