Written on: 06/04/2013 by WilliamMouritsen (3 reviews written)
F. Gary Gray's "The Italian Job" is an enjoyable caper flick starring a good number of well-known actors who are using this film as padding before their next big flick, in the same way you would compare Steven Spielberg to “Catch Me if You Can.” The movie opens with John Bridger (Donald Sutherland) and his gang of thieves getting ready to steal $35 million in gold bars from a Venetian palazzo. The team includes Charlie (Mark Wahlberg), the one responsible for seeing the operation... (read more)
Written on: 17/11/2003 by RPMmini (9 reviews written)
When i went to see the Italian Job I had on my mind what most people did "Will it really stand up to the old one?" Well that was answered with a sort of.
The new italian job is good when theres action and watching all those new minis flying about is very good.
But the film was using the name of one of the best classic films around so it didn't quite compare to the old italian job.
Maybe they will make "Herbie returns" staring the new VW beetle and see what classic VW beetle owners think. (read more)
Written on: 12/09/2003 by Kevin Stanley (1 review written)
Thirty years on from the original film starring Michael Caine, which featured scenes actually shot in Coventry (doubling for Turin) the British classic, The Italian Job has been given the Hollywood treatment.
The story, incorporating themes from its predecessor, sees a group of master thieves pull off a $35m gold robbery in Italy. Meticulously planned and perfectly executed, it's later that things turn nasty. After they are double-crossed by one of their own, the gang plan to recover their... (read more)
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