Sinatra became interested in the idea, and a variety of writers worked on the project. One such striking instance is in a long aerial shot of the Las Vegas strip and various popular images of the city 28:21. Archived from on July 12, 2011. It begins with only piano in a fairly climactic phrase in the middle of the piece. The Theme for Young Lovers is played only the two times, both of which contain conflict, and in both instances the two seem like anything but lovers.
His Big Band arrogance translates over to the group, but his age and health occasionally comes up in the dialogue as being a problem. Because it is set in Las Vegas, nostalgia is impossible to avoid. A shaker quietly sounds in rhythm as Reuben stops, and a pair of bongos adds to the rise as the conversation turns more forthright. Holmes and the music department take great care in choosing which side of Las Vegas they wish to portray in each given scene. Several of the team members carry out reconnaissance at the Bellagio to learn as much as possible about the security, the routines and behaviors of the casino staff, and the building itself. They dump the bags of loot into the hotels' garbage bins, go back inside, and mingle with the crowds.
One segment was also filmed at the former Las Vegas Union Pacific Depot. In the original caper movie, starring Frank Sinatra, and the remake, starring George Clooney, Danny Ocean puts together a crackerjack team of ten other thieves to undertake the biggest heist ever along the Las Vegas Strip. Usually in films criminals representthe opposition to the law and are viewed as the bad guys versus the good guys. There will be an amazing piece of technology the pinch The pinch is a piece of technology which during the film, cuts out the power of a whole city, one of the cities which uses up the most power in the world, Las Vegas. The Source music helps draw attention to the idea of vintage Las Vegas, as many of the tracks are from the Golden Age of Vegas. Santos confronts the thieves, demanding half of their take.
From left to right: Lester, Bishop, Davis, Sinatra, and Martin The gang plans the elaborate heist with the precision of a military operation. Technically Ocean's Eleven may not be a great film, but whatever minor plot shortcomings that exist are made up for in spades by immeasurable style. It's hard to categorizeit's got some jazz, but also a bit of trip-hop. This is in effect is supposed to make the viewers doubt in him and add a level of suspense as to whether or not the heist will be successful. The Debussy and Percy Faith tracks have similar orchestration, namely a lush string sound. Olivia Milch and are signed on as writer of the screenplay, and director respectively.
Every story has a range of personalities we recognise from otherstories for example in heist films there is always a leading man who is in charge of the group. Benedict goes to see that Danny has seemingly been locked up in the storeroom throughout the heist, and thus innocent of any crime. Reuben says youre out of your minds and also youre gonna need a crew as nuts as your are. Danny shows up at the Bellagio purposely to be seen by Benedict, who as predicted, locks him in a storeroom with Bruiser, a bouncer. David Holmes is successful in his portrayal of a modern Las Vegas in that he melds the two worlds in his own compositions by mixing the sounds of a classic acoustic jazz combo with studio produced drum and bass grooves, but by also using external sources with the same variety, using clips from Elvis and Perry Como all the way to the current hip-hop group Handsome Boy Modeling School. As soon as the lights come back on, the thieves stroll out of the casinos.
Archived from on October 19, 2011. Others create a precise replica of the vault with which to practice maneuvering through its formidable security systems. The scene switches to Livingston Dell, an electronics expert now working as a surveillance man. The theme is played twice, the first when Danny sees Tess for the first time in the restaurant 49:00 , and the other much later in the film when Danny says goodbye to Tess 1:12:40. The story is fresh and engaging since it has little to do with the original film , and the ensemble cast is fun to watch.
In the same restaurant, Danny comes back to the same music to say goodbye. Las Vegas is a place where one can be taken back in time with the slightest touch of reminiscence. Adding to the enjoyment and the drama, when it occasionally sneaks in is David Holmes' jazzy bass-heavy quasi-electronic score. You can also follow his dispatches along the cobblestone via TravelingBoy. Musically speaking the task was identical. The fountain at the Bellagio is the most recognizable Las Vegas landmark today, yet its elegance is meant to take you back to the Golden Age where the women were glamorous like Marilyn Monroe and the men sophisticated like the Rat Pack. Santos pieces together the puzzle by the time Bergdorf's body arrives at the mortuary.
The theme then joined by its major third, as if the pair were reunited as it resolves. Rusty urges Danny to give up on the plan, believing Danny incapable of sound judgment while Tess is involved, but Danny refuses. There is once more a shot of the Bellagio fountains, transitioning to the other members of the crew one by one. As a remake, it must say something new, yet to ignore the original is a flawed way of thinking. Swagger and Soul: Analyzing the Music from Ocean's 11.
Benedict studies the video footage and recognizes that the flooring in the vault on the video lacks the Bellagio logo, which had been added only recently to the vault. This raises the suspicions of police, who wonder if there is any connection. Reuben's familiarity with casino security makes him very reluctant to get involved, but when he starts to think of it as a good way to get back at his rival, Terry Benedict, who owns all three casinos, Reuben agrees to finance the operation. Laboring under the handicaps of a contrived script, an uncertain approach and personalities in essence playing themselves, the Lewis Milestone production never quite makes its point, but romps along merrily unconcerned that it doesn't. It's a completely amoral tale, told for laughs. Another thing that really jumped out at me was how unabashedly politically incorrect this movie is, showcasing a dramatically different mentality than what we see in movies today.
The vamp returns as we have a few moments of brief dialogue to explain the eclectic dynamic between the two brothers. Benedict has his men follow the van, while he calls in a team to try to secure the vault. As Benedict heads to examine the ruined vault himself, his men stop the van and find the bags were only loaded with flyers for prostitutes. Ocean's Eleven is a pure guy flick, where all the women are no more than window dressing and are treated as such by the male characters. In this case Danny is presented as the front man of the group and his fellow partners in thegroup reflect unique assets that will help in completing the heist successfully. Here it plays almost imperceptibly almost absurdly as Turk asks Saul if he gets to Utah much.