Life of Crime (2014)
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Mos Def, Isla Fisher, Will Forte, Tim Robbins, and John Hawkes
Directed by Daniel Schechter
Life of Crime begins rather promisingly, walking the delicate line of comedy and heist film, but it unfortunately begins to fall apart after the first act failing to really go anywhere once Mickey is abducted. Instead, screenwriter and director Daniel Schechter's film just keeps hitting the same beats over and over again. The acting across the board is surprisingly solid, but the film based on a book by Elmore Leonard is just so far below other Leonard adaptations that the cast can't elevate the material enough to make it a success.
The RyMickey Rating: D+