Jessica Chastain plays Molly Bloom, a retired athlete turned poker game hostess. A classic rags-to-riches-and-back-to-rags.
The film gives a glimpse to the life of the rich and famous. It's hard to like or to relate to any of the characters in the film. Even Molly remains quite one-sided and mostly dislikable. I'm sorry but the fact that you don't want to let bad people burn just to save your name doesn't make up for a strong and noble goal. We…
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Just look at the cast in this one and tell me you don't want to see it! Well, don't bother. It's almost a crime to put this cast through this kind of mediocrity.
The film is about an ex active CIA agent gone underground and undercover after a job gone wrong. It starts off really well, it's fast-paced and the story sucks you in. And it's just so delicious to see John Malkovich as the CIA Europe Division Chief arguing…