USA Today - 08/06/1999
"...Marvelously middle-aged Russo is a hot-stuff revelation here....The playfulness between the leads is the thing, and that's this AFFAIR's crowning achievement..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 08/06/1999
"...The movie has a low-key, luxurious feeling to it. It's languorous and comfortable..."
Total Film - 09/01/2013 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is a surprisingly accomplished update of Steve McQueen's 1968 heist caper, with a raffish turn from Pierce Brosnan..."
Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan) is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can't buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a a world class museum and someone walks out with a priceless Monet, Crown is the last person the New York police suspect. Who would steal something he could easily afford to buy and why would he' But one person suspects him: Catherine Banning (Renne Ruso), the brilliant female investigator hired to retrieve the painting no matter what it takes. Catherine loves the chase as much as he does and she's on to his game. Crown has found his challenge.
THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR is based on the 1968 movie with the same title staring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunnaway.