What is it about thieves in movies that causes them to lose any sense of practicality? Don’t they ever think about setting up a retirement plan so they don’t have to pull that “last big job” that invariably goes wrong? And when someone offers them a deal that seems to be too good to be true, don’t they know that it almost certainly is, as we’ve all been told? I mean, a lot of thought goes into a big heist, or at least that’s sure what the average caper movie leads us to believe. So how do these master criminals never see the obvious flaws in their plans?
All of these thoughts might run through your mind while watching Takers, though admittedly not fo...