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Video: How To Pull Off the Perfect Heist Movie

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood February 22, 2012 at 8:36PM

Among movie genres, there is nothing as fulfilling as a well-made heist movie. The creative obsessives at FlavorPill agree -- their video essay methodologically details the exact steps necessary to pull off the perfect heist movie.
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The Usual Suspects

Among movie genres, there is nothing as fulfilling as a well-made heist movie. The creative obsessives at FlavorPill agree -- their video essay methodologically details the exact steps necessary to pull off the perfect heist movie.

Beginning with penning a plan, the essay explores how these films progress: assembling a crack team, surveillance, diversion, execution and tieing up loose ends.

Check clips from almost thirty films, from "The Italian Job" to Steven Soderbergh's remake of "Ocean's 11," Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs," Wes Anderson's "Bottle Rocket," and Bryan Singer's "The Usual Suspects."
 

Video Essay: "How to Pull the Perfect Movie Heist" from Flavorwire on Vimeo.

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