Though Leonard's story is full of such contrivances, the plot's Pulp Fiction-like complexity and Soderbergh's stylish direction mitigate the film's weaknesses. Lopez and Clooney are, moreover, one of the hottest Hollywood pairings since William Hurt and Kathleen Turner in Body Heat.
Out of Sight is not the most demanding of Soderbergh's films, but it is the most broadly entertaining. In this case, that is enough.
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