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Casino Jack

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

December 17, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

George Hickenlooper

Starring :

Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Kelly Preston, Jon Lovitz, Christian Campbell, Spencer Garrett, Rachelle Lefevre, Maury Chaykin, Matt Gordon

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..more informative-and dramatically superior-documentary..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
“..it's a fascinating..”
by Wendy R. Weinstein [Film Journal International]
“..it doesn't so much leave you laughing as just weary, and wishing this weren't a true story at all..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
“..is an improbably blithe cautionary tale..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
2 of 5

“..how false this fictionalized account feels..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
Review rate : D+

“..funnier movie..”
by Scott Tobias [A.V. Club]
3 of 5

“..delivers a tirade about his belief and faith in greed and wanting more..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..a similarly slick and undeniably entertaining true-life D.C. crime story..”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by Robert Koehler [Variety]

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