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Old 05-20-04, 12:07 AM
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I tired search, but nothing came up, what do you guess think about the 3rd Direct to Video release from Mr. Rocky?
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Old 05-25-04, 11:56 PM
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I watched it tonight and it is definitely worth a rental. I am actually surprised it was a straight to video.
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Old 05-26-04, 12:09 AM
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I'll let you know what I think in about 2 hours.
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Old 05-26-04, 02:59 AM
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I liked it.

It was a relatively subtle movie and you never knew for sure where anyone stood. But that was the point of it.

It was definitely worth a rent and I wouldn't mind seeing it again because I didn't feel stupider after seeing it the first time.
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Old 05-26-04, 09:28 AM
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Agreed. It is really worth a look. I do not think it is a buy though.
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Old 07-07-04, 11:48 AM
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I just saw this dvdtalk review was posted a few days ago.

I liked the movie alot. I have no idea why this went straight to video. Especially when I think about some of the pure crap that's been in theatres over the past year while this film sat on the shelves while searching for a distributor. It's very well acted, directed & written. Nice little twists & turns throughout the entire movie.
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Old 07-07-04, 05:46 PM
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It entertained me for two hours but its nothing new as it pretty much copies every other con/poker movie out there (especially Confidence, Snatch and Rounders). The writer/director even admits to ripping off a lot from other movies in one of the featurettes. I did like the final poker tournament, but it could have been a little longer. Although most aspects of the ending, to me, were predictable, I agree that it was difficult to figure out where some of the characters stood.

I'd give it a rental if you're a fan of the genre.
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Old 07-08-04, 01:07 PM
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Not as great as Rounders, but definitley worth a rental if your a fan of poker/con movies.
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