The Newton Boys
|Writers:||Richard Linklater, Claude Stanush and Clark Walker|
|Director of Photography:||Peter James|
|Music:||Edward D. Barnes|
|Production Designer:||Catherine Hardwicke|
|Twentieth Century Fox; PG-13; 121 minutes|
|Cast:||Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Julianna Margulies, Skeet Ulrich, Chloe Webb, Vincent D'Onofrio and Dwight Yoakam|
|Based on the book by Claude Stanush|
McConaughey, Hawke, Ulrich and D'Onofrio make a handsome lineup in this cops-and-robbers flick, based on the real-life story of four brothers who made a successful living robbing banks and trains in the 1920s. The Newton Boys is old-fashioned renegade fun that has you rootin' for the shootin' guys in the black hats. Writer/Director Linklater, who's known for contemporary buddy movies about slackers (Dazed and Confused, Slackers), has pulled off the Western period piece with charming style.
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