Episode 123. One Last Job

In another deep dive into a fairly narrow sub-genre, Alex and Jonathan crack the code on heist films by looking at Rififi (1955), Ocean’s Eleven (1960), and Inception (2010). We talk about the origins and draw of heist films, the way the activity of a heist lends itself to storytelling, and how to modify the basic structure to add depth and heighten character development.

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Skip to: Rififi (08:54), Ocean’s Eleven (33:36), Inception (46:59), Overall (1:13:17), Coming Attractions (1:24:39)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Coming Attractions – Sports Documentaries

Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick

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