A welcome addition to the apes’ canon started in 1963 by Pierre Boulle with his novel, La Planete
des Singes. I doubt he had any idea of the longevity of his idea, 50 years later they’d be still making films. 457 more words
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The Gambler, directed by Rupert Wyatt and starring Mark Wahlberg is a film that centre’s on the troubles Jim Bennet.
Bennett, played by Wahlberg is a man whose continued self destructive behaviour, especially at the most unexpected times, makes it clear to the audience early on, that here is an individual in the midst of a very serious existential crisis. 183 more words
Mark Wahlberg continues his questionable vein of form, taking the titular role in British director Rupert Wyatt’s remake of 1974 film ‘The Gambler’. Mimicking the great James Caan who had the lead in the original written by James Toback, he plays literature professor by day, compulsive risk-taker by night Jim Bennett. 470 more words
The world of cinema loves a remake at the moment, and the recent addition into this category is The Gambler. Mark Wahlberg portrays literature professor Jim Bennett – a professor who has a gambling addiction and, as a result, owes multiple dodgy characters an excessive amount of money. 274 more words