Cinema Short Takes: Out of Sight

Cool Capers and Crimes of Passion

Out Of Sight is another fine mess Elmore Leonard has got us into. Basically it's about a congenital bank robber named Jack Foley (George Clooney) who, in the course of a jailbreak, meets and falls into unlikely love with a U.S. marshal named Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez). He's the kind of guy who works unarmed except for his gift of smooth gab. She's the kind of girl whose idea of a nice present from her dad is a new pistol. (The actors are terrific and sexy together.)

There are enough complications in this relationship to fill a book--or a screenplay. But...

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