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By Bob Garver
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"Ocean's 8"


Last updated 6/20/2018 at 2:51pm


I think it was a mistake to call this movie "Ocean's 8." The modern-era "Ocean's" series began in 2001 with "Ocean's Eleven," "Ocean's Twelve" in 2004, and "Ocean's Thirteen" in 2007. Now the franchise is being relaunched with a female-led cast and a problematic title. Eight is about 73 percent of 11, and it just makes me think of the gender pay gap, which is usually reported to be around 75 percent. Without giving too much away, this team has enough unofficial members that "Ocean's Fourteen" would not have been an unreasonable title. But this film's advertising only wants to push eight act...

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