Nimrod Antal (VACANCY) directs this high-powered heist movie starring Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, and Laurence Fishburne. The plot follows the supposedly genius plot of a group of armored car men who decide to steal from their own company. But their plan begins to fall apart when an innocent person intervenes in their attempt.
The last time I viewed a movie directed by Nimrod Antal was the horror thriller “Vacancy”. While I didn’t exactly enjoy that movie (save for wonderful Kate Beckinsale) I thought the direction at least had respect to the genre. “Armored” is written by newcomer James Simpson and the story is as formulaic as the last heist movie, but the screenplay is nicely developed, with the charms of a patchy crime thriller injected with some B-movie sensibilities. … more