Danny Ocean wants to score the biggest heist in history. He combines an eleven team member, including Frank Catton, Rusty Ryan and Linus Caldwell. Their target? The Bellagio, the Mirage and the MGM Grand. All casinos owned by Terry Benedict. It’s not going to be easy, as they plan to get in secretly and out with $150 million. –IMDb
At the age of 26, Steven Soderbergh permanently altered the face of independent cinema when he became the youngest-ever winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival for sex, lies and videotape, his feature-film directorial debut. A simmering exploration of the nature of modern relationships and the links between sexuality and voyeurism, the film was an international sensation that established its director as one of the golden boys of world cinema. Born in Georgia on January 14, 1963, Soderbergh grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, where his father was the Dean of Louisiana State University’s College of Education. While still in high school, Soderbergh enrolled in the university’s film animation class and began making short 16 mm films with second-hand equipment. After he graduated from high school, he went to Hollywood, where he worked as a freelance editor. Soderbergh’s time in Hollywood was brief, and he soon returned home, where he continued making short films and writing scripts… read more
Fun to watch some of the things that Soderbergh does, and the way that he films Las Vegas and the atmosphere of the city, but the story just never appealed to me. It was too much.
The prolific filmmaker talks about money, intuition, digital style, and betraying the audience.
Au départ, ça doit être le casse du siècle, celle d’une bande de gars, tous aussi doué les uns que les autres qui décident de braquer les recettes de trois casinos de Las Vegas. Une idée de départ… read review
All you would expect from a bloated American Heist film. A stellar cast, reduced to one dimensional characters taken out of the book of Hollywood stereotypes, the funny black guy, the young upstart… read review