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Interesting comments by Brian Helgeland about Tom’s exceptional body control…including the ability to keep his forehead furrowed for hours to play Reggie: “Initially, there was a chance they might...

• Brian Helgeland’s Legend is by no means high art, but it proves the point that a film doesn’t have to be that in order for us to immerse ourselves in its criminals. And immersed by Tom Hardy we are. Like watching James Dean, for two-plus hours we’re obsessed with his every movement, tick, and mumble — his physicality is spellbinding. Whereas in last year’s The Drop his physicality was wooden, dull and empty, here it’s overflowing and we still want more. It’s the type of performance that…

PAUL BETTANY first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1, and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale . He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind , Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Dogville , and the adaptation of the novel The Da Vinci Code . He is also known for his voice role as JARVIS in Iron Man , Iron Man 2 , The Avengers , and the upcoming Iron Man 3 ...