Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) is fresh out of prison, and ready to do what she does best: run a con. What she has in mind is no ordinary crime. She’s been planning it from the inside for the last five years.
The heist involves persuading dim-witted actress Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway) to wear the Toussaint, a $150 million diamond necklace, to the Met Gala, the most glamorous event in the celebrity calendar. Along with her partner Lou (Cate Blanchett), Debbie sets about assembling a crack team – hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna), fashion designer Rose (Helena Bonham Carter), jeweller Amit (Mindy Kaling), fence Tammy (Sarah Paulson) and pickpocket Constance (Awkwafina).
With the eyes of the world on the Gala, can Debbie’s team get their jewels, and vanish without a trace?
Baby (Ansel Elgort) has a talent. As long as he’s plugged in to a playlist on one of his many iPods, blocking out the tinnitus that’s been ringing in his ears since childhood, he’s the best getaway driver in town.
Again and again he’s roped into bank robberies by Doc (Kevin Spacey), a crime lord to whom he owes a longstanding debt. This means working with the unsavoury characters in Doc’s constantly rotating crew, including unstable Batts (Jamie Foxx) and ruthless lovers Buddy (Jon Hamm) and Darling (Eliza Gonzalez).
What Baby really wants is to leave this all behind, and drive off into the sunset with diner waitress Debora (Lily James). But getting out of Doc’s clutches could be the hardest and most costly escape of his life.
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Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is rated 15 for brief strong violence. The film is available on DVD.
Bob (Casey Affleck) and Ruth (Rooney Mara) are young and in love. They’re also criminals who, after committing an armed robbery, end up in over their heads. During a shootout with the police force, Ruth puts a bullet in Sherriff Wheeler (Ben Foster), and Bob agrees to take the rap. He goes to begin a twenty five-year stretch in prison, while Ruth gives birth to their baby daughter.
Four years and five escape attempts later, Bob finally breaks out and writes to tell Ruth that he’s coming for her. But things have changed since the lovers were parted. Ruth is doing her best to raise little Sylvie (Kennadie and Jacklynn Smith), under the watchful eye of Bob’s adoptive father Skerritt (Keith Carradine), and the kindly Wheeler, who has fallen in love with her. Will she take off with Bob to live the outlaw life they’d always planned? Or are other priorities now guiding her choices?