By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:40 AM EDT
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The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004)

B+
type
  • Movie

In Joel and Ethan Coen’s mad-as-a-hatter remake, Tom Hanks, sounding like a Southern gothic William F. Buckley Jr., draws on his caustic streak to play a creamily verbose mastermind. The laughs don’t always hit, but the heist plot meshes shrewdly with the Coens’ clockwork style.

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The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004)

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 104 minutes
director

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