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Virtually entirely shot on location. Hardly any sets were used in the making of the film. See more »
Harold Wilson is shown talking about the Kray/Boothby/Driberg connection at Chequers, the country home of the Prime Minister. Although Wilson was not yet Prime Minister in the summer of 1964 when these events actually took place, the film has placed this scene after the World Cup Final in 1966, which was after Wilson was elected. Harold Wilson and his lawyer Arnold Goodman really were involved with the 1964 cover-up, but the film has used artistic licence to place these events when Wilson was actually in power, to emphasise the influence of the Krays in high circles. See more »
London in the 1960s. Everyone had a story about the Krays. You could walk into any pub to hear a lie or two about them. But I was there and Im not careless with the truth. They were brothers, but bound by more than blood. They were twins as well, counterparts. Gangster princes of the city they meant to conquer. Ron Kray was a one-man London mob. Bloodthirsty, illogical, and funny as well. My Reggie was different. Once in a lifetime do you find a street-fighting man like Reg. ...
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"This motion picture used sustainability strategies to reduce its carbon emissions and environmental impact." See more »
Tom Hardy gives an all time great performance, double acting as both the notorious Kray twins. The story is also quite comedic, clever and full of some great thrilling scenes. One of the great things about this film is you know what you're going to get, and it delivers, then some. It's bloody on top of witty, charming and fun. Legend serves up one of the great films of the year, whilst also being quite modest in its approach.
With Tom Hardy's already established terrific acting skills, Legend becomes something more then a typical gangster crime film. It feels invested into making the viewer content with its two hour runtime, whilst always respecting. The award for best actor goes to Tom Hardy, for sure.
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