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The Thieves (Korean film)

2 Ratings: 4.5
a Korean film directed by Choi Dong-Hun
2 reviews about The Thieves (Korean film)
review by . February 21, 2013
posted in ASIANatomy
A Fun, Energetic, Inventive, Highly Entertaining Caper Flick
                 Heist or crime caper films are a dime-a-dozen. While most are mediocre using formula and familiar devices, there are a select few that actually made such films work. Heist films need 1) interesting characters 2) a near-impregnable place to rob 3) a good and believable scheme with a credible motivation 4) an impressive plan and an original execution of the actual heist. And 5) perhaps an unpredictable twist. …
review by . February 06, 2013
posted in ASIANatomy
      Caper flicks have been done before.  For the record, the French have had a few solid outings.  I’ve yet to see anything significant from the Russians.  The Brits can pull them off with surprising aplomb, as can many other production houses throughout the United Kingdom.  I would have to say, though, that the United States has put out the lion’s share of the truly memorable ones.  I couldn’t say why that is exactly; maybe it’s …
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