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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ... See full summary »
William H. Macy
An update of the 1977 comedy, Dick and Jane are living the good life. That is until Dick (Jim Carrey) loses his job shortly after getting a promotion that convinced his wife Jane (Téa Leoni) to quit her job. The money is gone, and the house ends up in foreclosure. Dick decides to turn to a hilarious life of crime to pay the bills with his lovely wife by his side. Then together they decide it's ... See full summary »
Michael Lynch is Dublin's most notorious criminal, his brazen robberies making him the bane of the Gardaí and a hero to his fellow working class city Northsiders. When not playing happy families with his two wives - sisters Christine and Lisa - and his children, Lynch is busy plotting elaborate heists, thinking as much about the showmanship of it all as he is the loot involved. On his case is Garda Noel Quigley, his determination to convict Lynch slowly turning into an obsession. Inevitably, a showdown looms. Written by
Michael Lynch rides on a motorbike to the social security office he is about to rob. We see him lean the bike on to the side stand and get off, but in the next shot the bike is parked upright on its centre stand. See more »
This was a fine movie, of the type that American film makers seem utterly incapable of making these days. The characters and plot were believable, there was a good sense of place (you got a nice sense of being in Ireland), it had many moments of (believable) excitement and suspense, and the ending was interesting and amusing. I enjoyed the technique the film maker used to splice the planning of the various schemes with the the execution of the schemes. The relationship between the character played by Mr. Spacey and his "two wives" was tittilating without being pornographic, as it was incorporated into his family situation. The parts on the way the police handled the gang were treated with amusement, rather than an expose-style, try-to-shock-us approach. It says something about Hollywood style films these days that Mr. Spacey and Ms. Fiorentino had to go all the way to Ireland to make it.
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