- 123 min
- Directed by: Robert Luketic
- Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Aaron Yoo
- Website: www.sonypictures.com/movies/…
Spacey plays a professor who teaches six MIT students to card count in this heavy-handed, unfaithful adaptation of Ben Mazrich's book, which was based on the gambling exploits of card shark Jeffrey Ma. This is filmmaking by numbers and it's not a winning formula.
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2116 Apr 2008
During the 1990s, a group of students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology made a killing at the blackjack tables of Las Vegas using little more than basic math, coded signals and home-spun disguises. And it was all completely legal. In Robert…
2110 Apr 2008
ADAPTATION (12A) 123min Robert Luketic’s unfaithful adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s book Bringing Down the House: The Inside story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas For Millions can’t decide whether it’s high stakes or high school. In real life a…
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