Out Of Sight (1998)

STEVEN SODERBERGH

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1998.  Universal Pictures, Jersey Films.  Screenplay by , based on the novel by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by , , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  Academy Awards 1998.  

Jennifer Lopez and George Clooney in Out Of Sight.

Ultra-cool tale of an ex-con bank robber () who falls in love with the FBI Agent () on his tail.  shines as Clooney’s partner in crime in this adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel, which features a great script by Scott Frank, classy cinematography and fantastic editing by Oscar winner Anne V. Coates (Lawrence of Arabia). You’ve never seen Lopez better than in this film: she’s glamorous, tough, smart and sexy, and managed to undo it all a year later with her singing career. The plot jumps time frames a bit and can be hard to follow if you’re not paying enough attention, but if you are keeping up you’ll be having a marvelous time.

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