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WIDOWS
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Plot Summary
The wives of criminals try for a big heist after their husbands are killed and the people the husbands robbed are coming after the women for what was taken
Heist movies are one of my favorite types of films. If I'm flipping through the TV channels and I see a heist movie on, I stop and watch. That said, I'm probably not ever watching this one again.

It does have some of the elements of a great heist movie, but it leaves a lot of the best elements out. The planning and practicing are minimal, and the bad guys are all one-dimensional characters. It takes nearly 110 minutes before the real action even begins. By that point I was pretty bored with the whole thing.

The best part of the film is the stand out performance of Elizabeth Debicki. She is basically the true hero of the story. She is the only dynamic character in the film, she is the only character that makes her own path rather that simply reacting to situations as they present themselves, and she's a wonderful actor.

There are some good and powerful moments in this movie that are worth seeing, but overall it just feels like it is a big waste of a fantastic A-list cast. Don't let this movie steal your money.

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3.0
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3.0
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Heist movies are one of my favorite types of films. If I'm flipping through the TV channels and I see a heist movie on, I stop and watch. That said, I'm probably not ever watching this one again.

It does have some of the elements of a great heist movie, but it leaves a lot of the best elements out. The planning and practicing are minimal, and the bad guys are all one-dimensional characters. It takes nearly 110 minutes before the real action even begins. By that point I was pretty bored with the whole thing.

The best part of the film is the stand out performance of Elizabeth Debicki. She is basically the true hero of the story. She is the only dynamic character in the film, she is the only character that makes her own path rather that simply reacting to situations as they present themselves, and she's a wonderful actor.

There are some good and powerful moments in this movie that are worth seeing, but overall it just feels like it is a big waste of a fantastic A-list cast. Don't let this movie steal your money.
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