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"The Gambler"

Directed by Rupert Wyatt

So, here’s the thing, I’m a TOTAL sucker for good dialogue, especially when spoken by actors that are comfortable speaking them. For this reason alone, I recommend “The Gambler”. 95 more words

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“The church door’s thrown open /I can hear the organ’s song /But the congregation’s gone
My city of ruins.”

Bruce Springsteen wrote those lyrics about Asbury Park a few years ago, but it seems like he was writing about Charleston, South Carolina, now. 100 more words

Week In Review

And The Truth Has Set Me Free

It takes maturity to, “…know when to hold ‘em/Know when to fold ‘em/Know when to walk away/Know when to run….”. Kenny Rogers made that very clear in his song, “The Gambler”. 1,398 more words


Exit 59. An ace that I could keep.

I’ve had a lot going on in the last couple weeks, and of all the things I’ve had on my mind, none of them are really coagulating into a Highway Pi post yet.  782 more words

Rupert Wyatt to direct Gambit

For some time now, I’ve been monitoring this potential Gambit movie. A spinoff from the ongoing X-Men film franchise about the character Remy LeBeau, a.k.a. Gambit, a mutant who can infuse powerful amounts of kinetic energy into his signature playing cards turning them into explosives. 152 more words

You've Got to Know When to Read 'Em...

Summer Reading is now in full effect at BPL. It’s eight ridonkulous weeks of unadulterated reading and program madness, and it’s both the best (if you’re a fun-loving child or adult-sized child) and worst (if you’re a Scroogian “get off my lawn” type) time of the year at the library. 183 more words

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Director Rupert Wyatt on The Gambler and Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg plays the hand he’s had dealt in The Gambler, out in theatres today.

Wahlberg stars as Jim Bennett, a college literature professor by day, a high-stakes player in the world of underground gambling by night who has reached the end of his game.  141 more words