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21 The Movie

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Chef, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Many advanced apologies if this has been on here before.


    http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/21/index.html


    Not sure how well Spacey will do in it, but looks interesting.
     
  2. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    1. I don't like the look of it. 'Bringing Down the House' didn't need this kind of blockbuster treatment. It would make a great movie by keeping it simple and closer to the truth.
    B. I hope 21 sues the hell out of them.
     
  3. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    And here i thought it was about "21" the sportsjournalists.com message board poster. My mistake.

    Look's interesting. I'd love to learn how to count cards for gambling entertainment purposes. Maybe this movie will help.
     
  4. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    21 the sj movie would be distracting to watch, what with all the pixilated faces.
     
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    ... and the inevitable cameo by Liza.
     
  6. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I should clarify that I cannot vouch for the veracity of the book.
    However, the material is presented very simply and mater-of-factly. It's so compelling that it needs no real adornment.
    I wish the movie were handled the same way.
     
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    The movie would be full of fail if it didn't have a Thanksgiving dinner scene.
     
  8. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    So they said 'Of course it's your story, except we might change a few things, like maybe set it in Vegas, don't worry, you'll love it!'

    At least they spelled my name right.
     
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    They enlisted the help of a cheerleader to make sure.
     
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I heard the scene at Stan's had to be edited dozens of times to get it down to a hard R.
     
  11. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    You should stop reading TBL.
     
  12. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    Precisely. That book was a quick damn read, because there isn't a damn thing boring about bringing Vegas to its knees.
     
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