Ocean's Twelve (2004)
USA / English
"You cross one ocean, you face them all "Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.
Great Cast and Budget Wasted in an Awful Screenplay and Terrible Direction
The 2001 remake of Lewis Milestone's "Ocean's Eleven" is a good
adventure, with action, comedy and thriller in an updated screenplay.
When this sequel was released, I was impressed with the number of stars
and locations mostly in Europe, and certainly a huge budget.
Unfortunately, this movie does not have the most relevant component: a
decent screenplay. The beginning is confused and most of the situations
and dialogs are not funny, being indeed ridiculous; when the execution
of the heist is disclosed in the end, it is ludicrous; and the absurd
plot itself is totally unbelievable and does not work. The direction is
also very bad, with horrible and weird movements of camera. Steven
Soderbergh began his career with exceptional works, but his last films
are very deceptive ("Full Frontal"(2002); "Solaris"(2002)). My vote is
Title (Brazil): "Doze Homens e Outro Segredo" ("Twelve Men and Other
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