‘Army of Thieves’ review: Heist movie comes up empty

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According to “Army of Thieves,” the art of safecracking simply comes down to listening. No matter the safe nor how intricate the model, an ear to its door while spinning the dial is the key to unlocking all of its treasures. Ear, door, voila! You’re in. There’s probably a little more to it than that, but “Army of Thieves” is unconcerned with those frivolous details. This lark of a heist movie — a spinoff/prequel to this summer’s Zack Snyder-directed zombies-in-Vegas splatterfest “Army of the Dead” — is more into riffing on heist flicks and creating a tossed off mood of nonchalance than it is i…

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