Conclusion: The Italian Job is a breezy piece of pop entertainment packed with scene-chewing performances, witty banter, and wildly engaging heist sequences. Sadly, this early Blu-ray release isn't as impressive as the film itself.
Excerpt: I've never actually gotten around to seeing the original '69 spin on The Italian Job with Michael Caine, so I don't have any soft focus, Seasons-in-the-Sun memories to betray. Even though I have no idea how it stacks up against the original and can't spout off the obligatory "hey, Hollywood!
Excerpt: Michael Caine is the coolest. Let us just get that out of the way before we dig in. Yes, Italian Job is a remake, yes the original starred Michael Caine, yes it was good, he was good, this isn?t a replacement? whatever. Don?t send me any e-mails. I don?t care. This version ain?