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His talent seems to lie in looking contrivedly, fashionably disheveled and getting in front of cameras.
Little bits of plot manage to seep in here and there (it turns out his wife's killer is one of his fellow-con competitors) while Ian Mc-Shane is on hand for some droll comic relief as Frankenstein's supermechanic Coach and Natalie Martinez is contrivedly written to provide some sexiness in as Ames' female navigator, but otherwise Anderson just focuses on being loud and fast.
Gazing at Apollo in unison, Vulcan and his fellow labourers resemble an operatic chorus contrivedly voicing shock.