Fifth about The Seventh

Ocean’s Thirteen

Ocean’s Thirteen: Steven Soderbergh goes back to the origins in this threequel; the introduction of Al Pacino as the gaudy villain is a fine decision, as it gives the story focus and the crew a clear goal, one that is very relatable. The story has a simple start and doesn’t overly complicates things from there. The cast is having fun, and that translates to entertainment value: George Clooney and Brad Pitt repeat their great, know-each-other-too-well relationship; Matt Damon has a great playing partner in his preposterous prop nose; Ellen Barkin is another fine addition to the cast. It’s also a nice touch to have the film recall minor players from the previous entries. The below-the-line crew (music composer David Holmes, editor Stephen Mirrione, cinematographer “Peter Andrews”) is essentially the same, and continuing to do the same solid job that was done before; key here is production designer Philip Messina, who creates the ostentatious and distinctive target.

Read also: Ocean’s Eight

Ocean’s Eleven

Ocean’s Twelve

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: