R, 86 min. Directed by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo. Starring Jennifer Esposito, Gabrielle Union, Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Isaiah Washinton, Andrew Davoli, Patricia Clarkson, Michael Jeter, Luis Guzmán.
Not reviewed at press time. This remake of the 1958 Italian heist Big Deal on Madonna Street transposes the action to the projects of Cleveland, where a crew of bumbling crooks attempt to crack open a safe. Boasting a cast of character actors to die for, the comedy is the debut feature from brothers Anthony and Joe Russo, and is produced by Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney (the latter of whom cameos as a wheelchair-bound safecracker named Jerzy).
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