Molly’s Game Movie Review
Molly was once a Olympic caliber athlete who rose to infamy after being arrested by the FBI for running illegal high-stakes poker games. The movie jumps from flash back views of Molly’s earlier life to present day scenes of the goings on between lawyers, their clients (in this case Molly) and government prosecutors.
The story is told with enough salient details that even those with no previous knowledge of the actual case can easily get ensnared in the infecti...
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Starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, Molly’s Game tells the thrilling true story of Molly Bloom, the mastermind behind a glamourous, underground poker empire whose players included the rich, famous and most powerful men in America.
In a career-best performance, Chastain portrays Molly as she transforms herself into the “poker princess”, running high-stakes games in LA and New York. But Molly’s world comes crashing down when the FBI come after her, suspecting ties to the ...
Hidden Figures Movie Review
The story revolves around the space race of the mid-sixties and the contribution of three extraordinary female African Americans. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe are outstanding as the three leads and their intelligence and humour illuminates every scene they are in. Their quiet (and sometimes not so quiet) dignity show a resolve few posses.
The Space Race as it was called back then really was a race as the threat of communism and the fact ...