FOCUS (2015)

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A film by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santor

Nicky Spurgeon ( Will Smith ) , a Zen of the con man game who is slick as they come. Okay he is the best and has a team behind him. You see they work in group. Then comes in the mark Jess ( Margot Robbie ), a stunning woman who is looking for an easy score. She stick like glue to him and he teaches her the con game well the basics. The action takes us to New Orleans They put Jess to the test and she goes in action mode stealing purses, wallets watches, etc…Nick is the head of the business yes it is a business, they don’t do one con that is going to bring them a great deal of money and retire, no that is how you get caught they stick to the little stuff. Nick has a group of pickpocket on the pay role. Like I said it is a business. You see in this business you can’t get you emotion get the better of you. Saks fly between Nick and Jess but they go there separate ways.

Cool film about con artist that works well here but a little too slick, and predictable. But still good. The second half of the film focuses one characters development more than it focuses the con. Adrian Martinez steal the show here as Farhad, the team’s sex-obsessed oddball.The chemistry is flying off the chart with Margot and Will that is probely why this film is so likable. The cinematography is unbelievable and beautiful. The thing is the second half was fine but the con was okay the writers should come up with a better con. But the film is still fine I think they wanted the audience to focus on the relationship of Nick and jess developing. If you want a great ride in  film that I will suggest this one.

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CRAZY STUPID LOVE (2011)

A film by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa.
Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore.
Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream… until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help.
CRAZY STUPID LOVE is a nice little comedy about good people With Steve Carrell not too crazy about him but he out done himself in this one and their is Julianne Moore’s character who is cold and distant who has two adorable teenagers. Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy.cBut the surprise is Ryan Gosling. He is a terrific actor? he is getting getting better and better every time? he plays a lounge lizard /pickup artist Yea! I remember those days (the Russian you can stop laughing now) and he sells a lot of bull shit.
after hearing the news of his wife wanting a divorce cal sinks is sorrows in a lounge drinking cranberry juice and watching the ladykiller makes his moves on pretty women. Soon He meet up with him and teaches cal to dress and to pick up women as he call it to take back your man hood. Here is a great comedy that you wife will love Masahiro. This film will leave you satisfied.