Cinema: Account Overdrawn

BANK SHOT

Directed by GOWER CHAMPION Screenplay by WENDELL MAYES

For a while there, it looked very much as if every third movie made in America had something to do with busting into a well-armed fortress and making off with the swag. Now the heat is on a somewhat different theme—the catastrophe epic—and Bank Shot seems like the tag end of the old caper genre. It also looks much the worse for wear, and its struggle to wring a few guffaws out of trampled material is something no one should have to watch.

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