B+ Sound: B+ Extras: B- Film: C
(2015) boasts an incredible cast in Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean
Morgan, Kate Bosworth, Gina Carano, and Dave Bautista with a high
concept plot in the vein of Die
Unfortunately, if you have seen those films you are may be a bit
disappointed by this one, which borrows heavily from them and puts
much of its entertainment value on the shoulders of the actors
themselves to carry the film through to a ridiculous climax.
their attempt to rob a casino owned by the feared gangster Pope
(Robert De Niro - who may be getting typecast in these sort of roles)
goes awry and a shootout ensues, Vaughn (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Cox
(Dave Bautista) are forced to flee on foot and hijack city Bus 657
and take the passengers hostage. Hints of Casino
also turn up.
in a high speed chase, Vaughn will not only have to outwit the
police, led by Officer Bajos (Gina Carano) who are in hot pursuit,
but he will have to contend with Pope's maniacal right hand man, Dog
(Morris Chestnut), in order to make it through the day alive. But we
quickly learn that things are not what they seem, and Vaughn has more
than one card up his sleeve.
in 1080p high definition with a widescreen presentation of 2.40:1 and
a crisp, lossless English DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1 audio track,
the film looks and sounds fantastic on Blu-ray disc. Ultraviolet
Copy is also included.
extras here aren't bad, which include:
with Director Scott Mann, Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Writer Max
The Making of "Heist"
Cast and Crew Interviews
in all, if you are a fan of the actors then this film may be worth
checking out. I just didn't find it original enough to enjoy more