A magical fantasy / adventure tale that takes a huge leap into a welcome new direction.
The clash of cultures and tug-of-war over familial connections to the past eventually comes down to one thing: it’s the time you spend with your family that really matters in the end.
Sometimes a film can be a mess story-wise but is so well made and has something so interesting to say that it would be a crime not to applaud the effort.
I have very few criticisms for this movie because it sets out to create a breezy, lighthearted piece of escapist entertainment and exceeds all expectations.
In a better year for movies, “Ocean’s 8” would rank towards the bottom of the stink heap. But here we are in June of 2018 and somehow this has emerged as one of the more entertaining films I’ve seen in months.