Not long into 2008 and we’re already being greeted by another British gangster flick – although The Bank Job has more to do with 1971 than the modern era.
It’s actually based around true events, specifically an unsolved robbery 37 years ago, when thieves broke into a London bank vault, looting boxes worth millions. No-one was caught for it and the government issued a press gag on it. The movie second guesses what was hidden in those boxes, throwing in a tale of murder, corruption and a sex scandal with links to the Royal Family, not to mention lots of early 70s style.
Directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Jason Statham and Saffron
Burrows, it’s in cinemas from February 29th – but you can check out a
trailer for it below or check out the official website here.