If only it had spent a little more time trying to find its own voice and a little less overtly trying to ape the styles of its influences, Hell or High Water might have been as good of a movie as it wishes it was.
Chris Pine kept fixating on a single image. "I had this picture in my head," the 35-year-old actor recalls, his voice echoing over a speakerphone from Austin, Texas. "It was two guys on a porch, real rustic. One of them is sitting, the other is standing, kind of leaning on one of the porch's columns.