A group of friends decide to rob a Reno casino, just to see if they can do it. It all goes pear-shaped when one of them starts to take it too seriously. Starring a pre-Vertigo Kim Novak.
A TV producer (Rachel McAdams) struggles to rescue her morning news show. She brings in a veteran reporter (Harrison Ford) to join the existing anchor (Diane Keaton), but he refuses to take on the light-hearted morning show tone.
A neurotic man (Woody Allen) is left reeling when his wife leaves him. Two friends of his try to set him up on various dates. Obsessed with movies, he is surprised to find himself in his own version of Casablanca.
It’s been a while, but Matthew Vaughn’s genre-bending fantasy hasn’t lost its sheen. He has a crisper-than-life, colourful vision throughout all his work that always lends it a memorable, slightly campy tone.
Six years on and I still love this short, cruel journey through the old west.
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