Jessica Chastainâs performance & Molly Bloomâs story make this film This film, starring Jessica Chastain, is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, a potential Olympic skier whose career was cut short by injury and, needing a new occupation, part by accident and part by her own initiative when she saw an opportunity, ended up making a lot of money organising illegal, discreet, very high stakes poker games for the rich and famous.Eventually caught and threatened with the possibility of years in prison unless she informs on the wealthy and sometimes…
When you start wanting it to end sooner…. Sorry but the rating on this is a tad excessive, on both here and IMDB. It starts well but drags on and get more and more boring. Yes the acting is good, the story is kinda interesting (which is why I ended up enduring it all the way through). I just think it was way too long, both my wife and I were wishing for it to end half way through, that’s not a great sign of a movie rated this highly. We were expecting is to twist in some other direction or something more exciting or interesting to…
I enjoyed the conversations between Molly and her lawyer and the … This is a superb film.Molly Bloom is perhaps a person that I wouldn’t want to meet,but this is a fascinating glimpse at the follies of the rich and famous.It will always confuse me as to why ,if you have worked hard for your riches,you would want to fritter it away at a card table! It should put people off heavy gambling for life.I enjoyed the conversations between Molly and her lawyer and the clever use of flashback which gave reason to the decisions that Molly made in later life.It was…
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