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Showing posts with label gambling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gambling. Show all posts

August 31, 2015

The Time of Your Life (1948) Trailer

The Time of Your Life

You'll love these wonderful characters!

The Time of Your Life is a 1948 film starring James Cagney adapted from the 1939 William Saroyan play of the same title.

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A wide variety of persons come into Nick's Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.

February 18, 2015

Bad Lieutenant (1992) Trailer

Bad Lieutenant

Gambler. Thief. Junkie. Killer. Cop.

Bad Lieutenant is a 1992 American neo-noir crime drama film directed by Abel Ferrara.

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January 19, 2015

Rudo & Cursi (2008) Trailer

Rudo y Cursi

La Vida es Un Volado

Rudo y Cursi (Spanish, literally, "Rough and Corny") is a 2008 Mexican film starring Diego LunaGael García Bernal and Guillermo Francella.

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Beto (Diego Luna) and Tato (Gael García Bernal) Verdusco are brothers who work at a banana plantation and also play soccer for the village team. Nicknamed Tough because of his personality and football style, Beto dreams of becoming a professional soccer player; Tatos dream is to be a famous singer, and both share the dream of building a house for their mother, Elvira (Dolores Heredia). They have a change in luck when Batuta, a soccer talent scout, discovers them accidentally. Tato is the first to move to the big city where he becomes the star goal scorer for the prestigious Deportivo Amaranto (Amaranto Club). His baroque playing style earns him the nickname of Corny. Although Beto feels he has been betrayed and left behind, he soon travels to Mexico City to become the goalkeeper for Atlético Nopaleros (Nopaleros Team). At the peak of glory, they forget all animosity, although it does not last long. At the very real possibility of fulfilling all of their dreams, the siblings must face an innate rivalry as well as their own demons and limitations. Beto is a gambler and allows his addiction to drag him down; Tato is unable to recognize his true talents and squanders every opportunity by pursuing a false idea of celebrity and status. The dream seems to slip through their fingers. And it is at their worst moment that the brothers find forgiveness trying to help each other while casting headlong towards their individual destiny.

January 06, 2015

Wild Card (2015) Trailer

Wild Card

 Never bet against a man with a killer hand

Wild Card is an upcoming 2015 American crime drama film based on the 1985 novel Heat by William Goldman

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Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes…and this time, it’s all or nothing.

December 04, 2014

The Gambler (2014) Trailer

The Gambler

The Only way out is All in.

The Gambler is an American crime drama film directed by Rupert Wyatt. The screenplay by William Monahan is based on the 1974 film of the same name written by James Toback

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Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Academy Award®-winner Jessica Lange) in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future. As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…

November 02, 2014

A Natural Born Gambler (1916)

A Natural Born Gambler

A Natural Born Gambler is a 1916 silent film short, the first of only two films starring Broadway
 comic and singer Bert Williams.

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A lovable scoundrel is busted for gambling and thrown into jail, where he dreams of playing poker - but even in his dreams, he loses.

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