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  1. Wake in frightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Bangkok Post

    ... band of dusty desperados and mucky violence, and from the intense, ruthless neo-Western of John Hillcoat's The Proposition. But The Rover also aspires to go beyond the sad allure of physical wretchedness into some sort of meditative reflection - the ...

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  2. The RoverRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | NewsReview.com

    ... Australian Outback. Pearce delivers some of his finest, fiercest work since the underrated The Proposition , while Pattinson is extremely good as the simple, messed-up Rey. The film also features Scoot McNairy, an actor piling up the great ...

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  3. 20,000 Days on Earth Trailer: New Docudrama Goes inside the Life of Musician Nick CaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Collider

    ... Warren Ellis , who also appears in 20,000 Days on Earth ) and his screenwriting (he wrote the screenplay for The Proposition , Lawless , and the unmade, completely batshit/brilliant Gladiator 2 ). I stayed away from this film at Sundance because I ...

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  4. Guy Pearce Credits Nick Cave With Solving Drug ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | ContactMusic.com

    Australian actor Guy Pearce credits rocker Nick Cave with helping to end his drug-taking by offering him a role in 2005 movie The Proposition .

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  5. Guy Pearce reveals he smoked so much marijuana he was virtually housebound for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... I was giggling under the sofa going, 'Faaaark man, it's Nick Cave'." That film was the 2005 Aussie Western The Proposition, a critical and commercial success that kickstarted a new, more focused phase in Pearce's career. Having now appeared in ...

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  6. 'I was hooked on it': Guy Pearce opens up about his habitual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Daily Mail

    ... Cave. We've sent you a script and I dunno if you're interested".' The offer was for AACTA award winning film The Proposition and the role of outback bandit Charlie Burns that won Pearce a host of critical acclaim. Salvation: The actor explained that ...

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  7. 'All-day, everyday pot smoking left me housebound'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | NEWS.com.au

    ... I was giggling under the sofa going, 'Faaaark man, it's Nick Cave'." That film was the 2005 Aussie Western The Proposition , a critical and commercial success that kickstarted a new, more prolific phase in Pearce's career. Having now appeared in ...

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  8. Nick Cave Brought His Patented Jazz-Punk Vegas Act to the Paramount. And It Was Good.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Stranger

    ... missed it, he opted out of the spooky "We No Who U R," which I prefer (the videos for both are worth a look; The Proposition star Ray Winstone appears in the former; Into the Void 's Gaspar Noe directed the latter ). And then, just when I was ...

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  9. Nick Cave: His movie, his best love songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... fleeting staged car scenes with Kylie Minogue, former bandmate Blixa Bargeld and Ray Winstone (star of film The Proposition , which Cave wrote). "On the one hand it's a fiction, yet more truth can be gleaned this way," notes Cave, 56. "What I liked ...

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  10. Nick Cave's Top Five Acts Of ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Willamette Week

    ... is only implied. The tall, handsome man in the dusty black cloak offers salvation, but at a terrible price. The Proposition Cave wrote the screenplay for this gothic Western set in the Australian outback. Guy Pearce plays Charlie Burns, an outlaw ...

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  11. Sophomore Slump: Not Even Robert Pattinson Can Save "The Rover"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | AltWeeklies

    ... an unsure attempt to curry favor from the likes of John Hillcoat, the Australian director responsible for "The Proposition" (2005) and "The Road" (2009) - two films that seem to directly influence it. Stylistically, it's a handsome movie shot on ...

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  12. Review: The RoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Connect Savannah

    ... the film also can't help but stir memories of fellow Aussie John Hillcoat's excellent 2006 endeavor The Proposition (also, incidentally, starring Pearce), yet in this new picture, the existential angst feels tapped out, with Michod unable to do ...

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  13. Guy Pearce and Chris Evans Struggle with Machinery and Hygiene in The Rover and SnowpiercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Stranger

    ... Rover , everybody appears to have cut their own hair with a pair of rusty scissors, but the look is more The Proposition (the Hillcoat western with Pearce and Hurt) than Mad Max (the George Miller post-apocalyptic road movie with Mel Gibson). That ...

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  14. The Rover driftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... the film also can't help but stir memories of fellow Aussie John Hillcoat's excellent 2006 endeavor The Proposition (also, incidentally, starring Pearce), yet in this new picture, the existential angst feels tapped out, with Michd unable to do ...

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  15. 'The Rover' review: Robert Pattinson plays a fool (don't say it) and Guy Pearce is tougher...Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... "The Hurt Locker" and "The King's Speech." He's had plenty of chances to show what a steely hard guy he is ("The Proposition," "Lawless," and yes, "The Road") and he absolutely nails it in "The Rover," holding a closeup or blending into the endless ...

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  16. Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson at world's end in 'The Rover'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Kingdom," also with Pearce, who played a good guy in that film and starred in the stark Aussie Western "The Proposition." The post-collapse setting is just a trendy appellation for similar brutality. The result is a sort of existential "Mad Max" ...

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  17. Guy Pearce's 5 most essential filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... make him many friends in the LAPD. A film as utterly seductive as Kim Basinger with her Veronica Lake do. "The Proposition" (2005): The proposition of "The Proposition": Following a horrific rape and murder, outlaw Charlie Burns (Pearce) is given ...

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  18. The RoverRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... suffering on display. This is an exceedingly bleak film: the setting reminds one of John Hillcoat's western The Proposition , but it's a lot closer to what Hillcoat's The Road should have been. No one cares that the world ended: they're just trying ...

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  19. Surprise passenger: Kylie Minogue in Nick Cave's backseat in 20,000 Days On Earth.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Age

    ... by other performers, as though in a daydream, while driving. With Ray Winstone, star of the Cave-penned film The Proposition , he talks about getting older; former Bad Seed Blixa Bargeld opens up about leaving the band; and with Kylie Minogue in the ...

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  20. Apocalypse Now: The RoadRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2009 | Examiner.com

    New to theaters this winter is The Road, directed by John Hillcoat (The Proposition) and adapted to the screen by Joe Penhall from the novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy. The 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was considered by many to be ...

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