Tag: heist

Now in Theaters: THE WHISTLERS Does The Heist Thing A Little Differently

Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu makes strange genre movies. His peculiar cinema turns off most people, but gets a small minority VERY excited. If you happen to be in a room of cinephiles, and the subject of his earlier film, Police,...

Toronto 2018 Review: WIDOWS, Intelligent and Slick Commercial Cinema

Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki star in Steve McQueen's top-quality heist movie.

Review: TRIPLE 9, An Accomplished Potboiler

"The monster has gone digital," warns Woody Harrelson in a fashion that only Mr. Harrelson can. As a bedraggled detective cleaning up the mess of a bank manager whose vault was just not only breached in a daylight heist, but...

The Writer Of CELL 211 And Director Of COMBUSTION Team Up TO ROB A THIEF

Luis Tosar headlines upcoming Spanish heist film To Rob A Thief, the latest from writer Jorge Guerricaechevarría (Cell 211) and director Daniel Calparsoro (Combustion) - a combination that looks likely to deliver a slickly entertaining ride of a film.Six armed...

John Hillcoat Packs A Ton Of Names And Even More Firepower Into The Trailer For TRIPLE 9

We've been enormous fans of The Proposition and The Road director John Hillcoat and judging by the sheer volume of high end talent starring in his upcoming heist thriller Triple 9, we're not the only ones. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck,...

Review: MEETING DR. SUN, A Playfully Poignant Coming-Of-Age Heist Flick

Yee Chih-yen, Taiwanese director of the much-celebrated Blue Gate Crossing, delivers a heartfelt, humorous and poignant coming of age story in Meeting Dr. Sun. Part high school drama, part adventurous heist flick, the film follows impoverished high-schooler Lefty (Zhan Huai-yun),...

Hey, America! Watch South African Crime Noir HOW TO STEAL 2 MILLION Now!

Hey, America! Charlie Vundla's South African crime noir How To Steal 2 Million is available online right now at iTunes, Amazon and YouTube and you should watch it. Really. Right now. We were first wowed by the trailer for this...

New To Netflix: Snipers! Spies! Trains! Tentacles! and The End of the World

Another lovely week in the world streaming media sees a mixture of highbrow and lowbrow, old and new, stylized and playful entries in territories around the world.  Sean Connery asks for a dead cat.  Jude Law looks for both a...

Stylish Action From South Africa In iNUMBER NUMBER Trailer

Director Donovan Marsh has hit these pages before thanks to his coming of age comedy Spud - which features John Cleese in a supporting role - but he's mining entirely different ground with his Toronto selected action film iNumber Number....

Trailer For French Thriller 11.6 As Meticulous As The Heist It's Based On

On November 5th of 2009 a lone man successfully pulled off the largest cash heist in French history, netting himself 11.6 million Euro in cash without resorting to violence. And now that true story is arriving on screen in a...

First Look At Cassel And McAvoy In Danny Boyle's TRANCE

Shot immediately before his commitments to the 2012 Olympics kicked in, Danny Boyle is now putting the final buff and polish on his art heist noir Trance prior to a reported spring 2013 release and the first proper stills from...

Quite Possibly The Least Competent Heist Ever In Full ALLE FOR TO Trailer

Denmark is getting silly with upcoming action comedy Alle For To, the Anders Thomas Jensen scripted sequel to popular hit Alle For En.This sequel to the box office hit »All for One« finds the previously tight-knit trio dispersed: Nikolai is...