The new Live by Night poster has arrived. It reminds me of a cross between Scarface and Al Capone in The Untouchables.
It definitely shows what Joe has become. A total change to the teaser poster that we saw in September. A man at the head not at the bottom.
“Live by Night” is set in the roaring `20s when Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police Superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll. The fiery affair ends in tragedy, setting Joe on a path of revenge, ambition, romance and betrayal that propels him out of Boston and up the ladder of Tampa’s steamy rum-running underworld.
Stealing from UK cinemas January 13, 2017
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WALDO LYDECKER: "In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention." from LAURA