Lucky You (2007)
"Change your game. Change your life. "A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.
Poker -- I hardly know her!
(I just had to say that before anyone else!)
I don't know anything about poker, but I enjoyed this film all right.
The people in the audience who do understand the game were getting a
lot more out of it than I did. They were oohing and ahhing and tensing
up like they were at a real poker tournament.
I'm surprised Drew Barrymore took a supporting role like this. She's
good and lovely as always (how come she still looks 20?), but doesn't
get enough to do. Robert Downey Jr and Jean Smart are also woefully
The film really belongs to Eric Bana and Robert Duvall. Eric is
handsome and solid. And it's a real treat to watch an old pro like
It's only a slight tale, but a pretty good one. I could tell from one
of the first scenes how it was going to wind up. Hey, maybe I should
take up poker.
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