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The Highwaymen SXSW Review: Bonnie and Clyde Go Down in Style

The Highwaymen SXSW Review: Bonnie and Clyde Go Down in Style

Because we, as humans, have a fascination with famous people on the wrong side of the law, Bonnie and Clyde have become a tale as old as time. They've also become glorified figures to a degree and remain a staple of pop culture nearly 100 years after their deaths. Now, we have a compelling new look at the end of their familiar tale from the perspective of the men responsible for bringing them down in The Highwaymen. And rest assured, it's one heck of an enjoyable ride.

The Highwaymen centers on legendary lawman Frank Hamer (Kevin Costner) and his longtime sidekick Manny Gault (Woody Harrelson). Both men have been retired for some time, as the Texas Rangers were disbanded by the governor. However, when Bonny and Clyde's killing spree gets far too out of hand with no end in sight, they're commissioned as special investigators and hit the road and take

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