Life of Crime

Life of Crime
  • 2013
  • US
  • 1h 34min
  • Directed by: Daniel Schechter
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Mos Def, John Hawkes
  • UK release: 5 September 2014

Louis (Hawkes) and Ordell (Bey, aka Mos Def) kidnap socialite Mickey (Aniston) from her shady husband Frank (Robbins). Unfortunately, Frank has filed for divorce and is in no hurry to pay. This sort-of prequel to Jackie Brown is snappy, with fine performances (Aniston is consistently surprising); pity about the slight plot and lack of suspense.

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Life of Crime

1 Sep 20143 stars

Jennifer Aniston impresses against type in this crime comedy based on Elmore Leonard's The Switch

A prequel of sorts to Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, in that it features three of the same characters (albeit played by different actors), Life of Crime is writer-director Daniel Schechter's low-key adaptation of Elmore Leonard's The Switch. Set in…

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