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Going in Style (2017)
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Going in Style (2017)

Posted  April 15, 2017  by  Justin-Velasquez

Warner Bros. thought it would be a good idea to produce a heist film in order to capitalize on the Fast & Furious’ massive popularity. Since that franchise has turned into Ocean’s Eleven on wheels, it was high time Warners returned to the genre they helped define (they distributed the Ocean’s series). And with The Fate of the Furious now in theaters, releasing the latest from actor-director-writer Zach Braff (Scrubs, Garden State) a week before is ingenious. But is Going in Style, a remake of the 1979 Martin Brest-directed picture (which starred George Burns, Lee Strasberg and Art Carney), a good film compared to the Fast & Furious behemoth? It depends on what you prefer – aging men (played by Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin) who sigh at the thought of simply getting up from a chair (and with no criminal experience); or young, virile men and women pulling off unbelievable stunts with a penchant for fast cars. I think many ...

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