A standard gambling caper, Croupier sees Clive Owen's casino worker (and aspiring novelist) playing with a deck of three queens: girlfriend Gina McKee, colleague Kate Hardie and South African card.
Croupier is an excellent British noir film. Clive Owen is great in the lead role and proves that voice over can work very well (hard to imagine the film without it). The film is somewhere between.
The first scene in “The Crucible” strikes the first wrong note. We are in Salem, Mass., in 1692. By the light of a full moon, a minister happens upon a group of adolescent girls, naked, dancing in the forest around a boiling pot of witches' brew. In all the troubled history of Salem, was there ever an event like this? How did the young girls, so carefully protected, slip from their homes?Cast: Clive Owen, Kate Hardie, Alex Kingston, Gina McKee, Nicholas Ball, Alexander Morton, Paul Reynolds, Nick Reding Director: Mike Hodges Writer: Paul Mayersberg Director Of Photography: Michael Garfath Rating: R Running Time: 94 min. Synopsis: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a.Rent Croupier (1998) film for FREE as part of our trial offer. Read reviews, check member ratings, watch trailer of Croupier movie.
Croupier is a 1998 British neo-noir film directed by Mike Hodges and starring Clive Owen. The film attracted a strong critical following in North America and.Read More
Croupier is a British film brought to us by a couple of veterans. Director Mike Hodges made Get Carter (1970), a cult crime movie with Michael Caine, as well as Flash Gordon (1980). And screenwriter Paul Mayersberg penned Nicolas Roeg's The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Nagisa Oshmia's Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983).Read More
Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film Croupier Filipe F. Coutinho Hodges offers a really interesting - and often neglected - look at the world of gambling and the cynicism that adorns it, in the process also revealing man's dark wishes for each other.Read More
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Coolly hypnotic, the lean British sleeper Croupier is a reminder that movies don't have to wave their arms and scream to hold our attention. Full Review. Top Critic. Brandon Judell.Read More
Croupier Review. Classification: 15 Director: Mike Hodges “Croupier”, the latest offering from “Get Carter” director Mike Hodges partially revisits some of the concepts explored in his earlier masterpiece, such as truth and betrayal, morality and loyalty and sets them against a backdrop of shimmering casinos (all tacky upholstery and mirrored walls) and dark, seedy gambling dens, that.Read More
Croupier Movie Review. Jack Manfred longs to be a writer, but he’s having trouble finding someone to publish any of his books. In order to make money in the meantime, he accepts a job offer at the Golden Lion Casino as a croupier. After taking in the overwhelming atmosphere of the casino, he feels compelled to write a novel that’s centered on what he sees taking place there. The.Read More
Croupier: Movie Review. Clive Owen dazzles in this amazing story of gambling and the casino life. Croupier, directed by Mike Hodges in 1998, brings the gambling world on to film in a fresh and interesting way. The perspective is through Jack Manfred (Owen), the main character originally from South Africa who, as an aspiring but unsuccessful writer, gets sucked into the casino world. The movie.Read More
Turning twenty years old in 2018 is the British drama Croupier, a break-out film for its lead actor, a 33-year-old Clive Owen who plays the casino worker of the title. The feature, brought to the.Read More
Classic Movie Short Review: Croupier (1998) by Emily Stewart. May 07, 2015 The road to becoming the next J.R.R. Tolkien or Neil Gaiman is a difficult one, and Jack Manfred (Clive Owen), the hero of Croupier, knows that very well. Jack is a fledgling writer whose career is at a standstill. Forced to take a job outside his area of expertise, he accepted a post as a casino croupier. Jack thought.Read More