Posts Tagged ‘heist’
By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.
If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.
"The Samaritan" is a convoluted mess of a movie. Not even the likes of Samuel L Jackson could save this crime thriller from mediocrity.
This unexpectedly shrewd and efficient, if imperfect, Murphy's Law thriller is probably as close to that "Italian Job" sequel as Mark Wahlberg will ever get.
Loud. Crazy. Unlikely. Bloated. Ludicrous. Credulity-straining. Entertaining. Action-packed.
"Read My Lips" — Jacques Audiard’s puppet-master romantic thriller — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
Two of Steven Soderbergh's heist capers continue Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Man on Wire" — which grafts heist suspense onto real-life derring-do — continues Nick Rogers' daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Inside Man" — an intelligent, invigoratingly airtight caper — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.