Posts Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

Wild Card

A Jason Statham action vehicle that drives through a Paul Newman-esque character study.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

With the exception of a few throwaway bits, the only convincing bit of hocus pocus in this comedy is the one that makes all the laughs disappear.


Now You See Me

If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Diamonds Are Forever”

"Diamonds" is less about Sean Connery's grand finale and more about James Bond's birth into the free-spirited 1970s. Fitfully amusing, but still small-time.


Heroes of the Zeroes: Ocean’s Eleven (2001) / Ocean’s Thirteen

Two of Steven Soderbergh's heist capers continue Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Lucky You

"Lucky You" — an all-but-forgotten poker-based variation on "Tin Cup" — continues Nick Rogers' daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.


Heroes of the Zeroes: The Hangover

"The Hangover" — a hurting-face comic cocktail served neat with a sidecar of Tabasco — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Naked Ambition

Grecco’s lens strips his subjects bare and is more revealing than any of their exploits on the screen.


The Hangover

The undisputed champion of comedy in 2009, "The Hangover" is a must-see if you haven't, and a must-see-again if you have.