Excerpt: It begins with Frank Sr. (a great, low-key Christopher Walken) losing a fight with the IRS, which means he’s losing the family’s home, car, status, and eventually his wife. Frank Jr.’s first caper sets the stage: On his first day of public school, one thing leads to another and Frank Jr.
Excerpt: Steven Spielberg had a pretty active year in 2002. After coming off his big special effects collaboration with Tom Cruise in Minority Report , Spielberg took a different turn for a lighter movie in the inspired by a true story genre.
Conclusion: Told in an amusing, whimsical, and playful manner, 'Catch Me If You Can' is a wonderful dramedy encompassing a variety of poignant themes. Directed by Steven Spielberg, Leonardo DiCaprio stars as a child con artist creating a fiction for himself to escape a heartbreaking reality, with Tom Hanks as...
Excerpt: Read an alternative review by Eamonn McCusker (Region 2 DVD) Catch Me If You Can tells the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr, one of the most successful fraudsters and confidence tricksters of all time.
Conclusion: More slow-burning than you'd expect, and all the more breathtaking for it. A fitting dessert to Spielberg's preceeding entree and main course of A.I. and Minority Report, and one hell of a ride.
Excerpt: En charmig historia som har verklighetsbakgrund med Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic, Gangs of New York) och Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) i huvudrollerna och regisserad av ingen mindre än Steven Spielberg (Minority Report, Titanic) him self.