Logan Lucky
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Logan Lucky

4 out of 5 stars

Channing Tatum and Adam Driver play brothers making a hilarious heist attempt

Joshua Rothkopf

Time Out says

Director Steven Soderbergh returns with a crime comedy that plays like a valentine to some of his most beloved triumphs. ‘Logan Lucky’ has the same jazzy, improvised feel of ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, and is peppered with the Southern-fried humour of ‘Magic Mike’.
The Logan brothers don’t have the best of luck. Jimmy (Channing Tatum), a divorcé who dotes on his little girl, just lost his construction job; Clyde (Adam Driver), a bartender, lost even more in Iraq – his left hand. But together, along with an assortment of bumblefuck conspirators and one devilishly charming convict still in jail (Daniel Craig, trading his
Bond accent for a swampy drawl), they hope to reverse the family curse by robbing millions of dollars from a Nascar vault.
A fairground scene of toilet-seat-tossing aside, Soderbergh doesn’t use his movie to poke fun at yokels; ‘Logan Lucky’ walks the same tricky line that ‘Fargo’ does. He draws divisions between the kind-hearted and the cruel, and we get swept up in his energy because we know it comes from a generous place. It’s the kind of underdog comedy that’s all too rare.

Release Details

  • Rated:12A
  • Release date:Friday 25 August 2017
  • Duration:119 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Steven Soderbergh
  • Screenwriter:Rebecca Blunt
  • Cast:
    • Channing Tatum
    • Daniel Craig
    • Adam Driver
    • Riley Keough
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