Review by Jonathan Godfrey for Mr. Will Wong
Legend is sure to be beloved by both critics and audiences alike, and the reason is simple: Tom Hardy.
Tom Hardy plays brothers Ronnie & Reggie Kray, England’s notorious twin gangsters. In the 1950/60’s the Kray Twins operated a criminal empire known as “The Firm.” Throughout their criminal career their notoriety was often coupled with adoration, and this Film about their rise and fall gives us insight into the fascination.
Well constructed, written, and cast, Legend is an excellent addition to the Gangster Cinema genre. It is also exemplary of Hardy‘s talents. His abilities as a leading man, and a character actor are on display throughout the Film, and for Festival attendees you can see for yourselves starting this Saturday.
Elevation Pictures release LEGEND and it screens at TIFF ’15:
Sat Sep 12 9:30 PM
ROY THOMSON HALL
Sun Sep 13 11:00 AM
VISA SCREENING ROOM (ELGIN)
Sat Sep 19 9:15 PM
PRINCESS OF WALES