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★★☆☆☆ The latest feature from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Brian Helgeland, whose career has been peppered with a starkly varied series of films, from L.A. Confidential to postmodern period comedy A Knight's Tale, Legend presents him with a fascinating canvas upon which to paint a portrait of two of post-war London's most historically notorious figures - Ronnie and Reggie Kray. The true story of the euphoric rise and gradually destructive fall of the Kray Twins, the film - which proved to be an long-lasting smash at the UK box-office, making it one of the highest-grossing 18 certificate films ever - has all the ingredients to be a classic of the genre, yet a repetitive screenplay and pantomime levels of characterisations ultimately prove to be its wearying downfall.
- CineVue UK
It's been eight years since Heath Ledger's tragic death, and while Hollywood will never be the same without him, his amazing legacy continues to live on through his numerous roles. Heath first hit the Hollywood scene in 1999, stealing hearts and winning fans as Patrick Verona in 10 Things I Hate About You. From there, the Australian actor became a bona fide heartthrob with roles in The Patriot and A Knight's Tale, and he later entered Oscars territory with his memorable performances in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. Tragically, Heath passed away in January 2008, but he continues to live on through his unforgettable roles. Here are 36 ways we'll always remember Heath Ledger. »
- Laura Marie Meyers
2 items from 2016
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