Best Film Ever
Best Film Ever
Nov 29, 2021
Episode 98 - Ocean‘s Eleven
Play • 2 hr 27 min

The house always wins. Play long enough, you never change the stakes. The house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big, then you take the house. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, and Ethan - Georgia's been flagged by Terry Benedict - as we review a 21st century remake of the classic Rat Pack crime caper.  It's like playing with loaded dice in our 98th episode as we discuss:

  • The original choice to play Danny Ocean
  • Just how many shrimp Brad Pitt ate while filming one scene in particular
  • Why "A Little Less Conversation" was chosen over more typical Elvis Vegas tune, "Viva Las Vegas"
  • How much George Clooney paid Julia Roberts to meet her going rate
  • Can we overlook the Stockholm Syndrome of the film
  • We go through a plethora of plot holes
  • Ian tries to explain the appeal of Bernie Mac to a British audience that never saw his sitcom
  • Were there any side effects to Lennox Lewis' participation in the film?
  • Whether or not Ocean's Eleven is the Best Film Ever

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Massive thanks to Lex Van Den Berghe for the use of 'Mistake' by Luckydog.  Catch more from Lex's new band, The Maids of Honor at https://soundcloud.com/themaidsofhonor

Also massive thanks to Moonlight Social for our age game theme song.  You can catch more from them at https://www.moonlightsocialmusic.com/

Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 9:33 - Shoutouts 29:50 - Deep Dive 2:00:00 - Endgame
   
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