There's never one twist too many in a David Mamet thriller — it's always more like two or three. But for most of its running time, this '70s-style caper picture (think grit, not gloss) is solidly entertaining and surprisingly free of the Mamet-isms that can suck the life right out of the most tightly crafted story. Joe Moore's (Gene Hackman) life in crime is the stuff of legend. He keeps his head low, covers his criminal activities with a custom boat-building business and lives by the credo that it's not getting the goods that counts — it's getting away
with them. But Joe's luck is running out; during a jewelry-store robbery, Joe's face is caught on a security...