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Thursday, March 6, 2008

The Bank Job

Q: What’s the movie about?

A: The true story of a group of small time criminals who are covertly hired by high level English secret service men to rob a bank, so that they can recover compromising photographs of Princess Margaret.

Q: Who’s in the movie?

A: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Richard Lintern, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, Michael Jibson, Hattie Morahan, David Suchet, Peter De Jersey

Q: Is this movie worth the price of admission?

A: PhotobucketGo! It's hard to believe this incredible story really happened. What seems like a simple heist gets gradually more and more complicated, as it begins to include and affect top level government officials and crime lords. It's at the top of its genre.

Q: Will this movie make me laugh?

A: Whether from the tension or the dark humor, the audience will be listening to your reactions--

Q: Will this movie make me cry?

A: --none of which will be crying.

Q: Will this movie be up for any awards?

A: It's the kind of movie that should be recognized for Editing Awards, but isn't.

Q: How is the Acting?

A: Jason Statham is raw. Saffron Burrows is pretty.

Q: How is the Directing?

A: The pacing is perfect. It starts fast and never lets up.

Q: How is the story/script?

A: At first, it's hard to keep up, but pay attention. Before you know it, you will have a handle on everything, and be glad you stuck with it, as it twists and turns in clever and ever more complicated ways.

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Brian Fitzpatrick said...

From the previews, this looked good... Now I'm definitely going to have to see it. :)

Monique said...

It's more original than what the preview makes it look like.

RT said...

YEAAAAAAH Monique! The Bank Job was the shit! Good, fun movie!

Monique said...

Good to hear from you, Russ. Don't forget to spread the word and tell your friends to go see it. I'd love to see this movie get some financial recognition for being a great movie!