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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

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“Gesundheit.”

I do enjoy a good heist movie, always have. The intricate planning, the recruitment of the gang (all of whom have specialised skills necessary to ensure success), and the inevitable misdirection when something appears to go wrong but is actually all part of the plan. That and the desire to see the thieves pull off the seemingly impossible caper – the more improbable the better – and get away scot-free all makes for great viewing. It’s strange then than one of my favourite heist movies, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, features none of these elements. Continue reading The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)