is a gang of five sleek skilled L.A. bank robbers who do high-class
yield work and then return to their penthouse for party time.
The big plan is a highly engineered robbery
of an armored truck carrying 25 - 30 million bucks.
As you can see, there's some potential
for some pretty good insane fun here, but they go overboard with
the mega-zoom close-ups, quick edits, turkey-jerky camera work,
and other visual flaws, making all the action sequences just
hard to follow -- adding up to a very distressing formula.
Pretentious and corny, fun but forgettable,
this film is a contradiction of itself.
It's Heat, it's The Italian Job,
it's a GQ fashion shoot, it's one last armored car robbery.
It's so full of itself that the biggest heist is the plot --
throwing in every cliche in the book.
The worst thing is that it's a crime drama
you can't take seriously, thanks to bad writing and terrible
In the end, it doesn't stand a ghost of
The movie is about a sophisticated group
of five bank robbers.
They specialize in high-tech elaborate
schemes that involve big paydays.
The stylish, well-dressed team of thieves
decide to do one last major job against a loaded armored car
that created some very tense, solid action shoot-outs at a downtown
The film has some problems, but over all
I enjoyed this fast-paced cops & robbers standard B-movie