My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Sneakers (1992)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, , .  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

River Phoenix, David Strathairn, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Redford in Sneakers.

 stars as a computer hacker turned security expert who is forced to use his knowledge of operation systems against a former co-worker, now turned enemy. He assembles his usual crew for the job, and in between the hi-tech hijinks are some pretty funny moments of character exposition. Phil Alden Robinson directs with a light touch, but the overall effect is quite unmemorable. Still, there are great performances from cast members ,  (who is far too underused), ,  and .

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