Tag Archives: Gambling

Uncut Gems (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Adam Sandler on full throttle mode

The hero of Josh and Benny Safdie’s new film “Uncut Gems”, which was released on Netflix this Friday, is probably one of the most incorrigible characters I have ever seen during recent years. Constantly and helplessly driven by impulse and … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A crackling drama from Sorkin and Chastain

“Molly’s Game” is as talky and snappy as you can expect from a work written by Aaron Sorkin, who makes a directorial debut here in this film. While it surely has numerous lengthy dialogue scenes where its characters talk quite … Continue reading

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Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Same old dirty city

 Welcome back to Sin City, that dark, seductive noir world where lonely tough guys walk around its mean streets and sexy but lethal ladies are ready to seduce them at its every shady corner with troubles and dangers to come. … Continue reading

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Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : New players and some old players

 South Korean film “Tazza: The Hidden Card” is another fun game of greed and crime with a number of new players and several old players ready to play their risky game. While it does not surpass the previous film, it … Continue reading

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Owning Mahowny (2003) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : His eyes are fixed on his next gamble

  If I have to choose one definite moment in “Owning Mahowny”(2003), it is the one which shows its hero’s face in a close-up shot when he is going through his another gambling. His face looks blank on the surface, … Continue reading

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