Ben Oliver

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Ocean’s Eleven

Oh, that’s terrific! It will be nice working with proper villains again.
21 January 2022

This has aged like a fine wine. Every line in the script is carefully considered and moves the story along. It’s so tight—everything that gets set up gets neatly resolved then it all builds to a satisfying pay off.

The direction is slick but not showy. Soderburgh juggles many moving parts to make a coherent and easy to follow film out of a potential mess.