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The Card Counter 2021 123movies

The Card Counter 2021 123movies

He's Playing the Hand He Was Dealt.Sep. 03, 2021111 Min.
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Watch: The Card Counter 2021 123movies, Full Movie Online – The film, written and directed by Schrader, follows William Tell (Oscar Isaac), a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their past. Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a retired military major. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. Gaining backing from mysterious gambling financier La Linda, Tell takes Cirk with him on the road, going from casino to casino until the unlikely trio set their sights on winning the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past..
Plot: William Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.
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Ratings:

6.2/10 Votes: 35,021
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77/100 | MetaCritic
N/A Votes: 688 Popularity: 15.478 | TMDB

Reviews:


A confused mess… Spoilers towards the end are flagged.

The main storyline is only driven by a strange decision by an older man to invite an obviously mentally unstable 20 something year old man on an all expenses paid road trip across America… For reasons, the mentally unstable man then decides, as any guy in his early 20’s when propositioned to be escorted across country in a car by a virtual stranger as a Piaf companion, he says yes… The whole movie is spent guessing at the relationships, one minute the mentally unstable kid is “an insolent little prick” the next he’s “a good kid that needs help”. You see the love interest saddened by the fact the main character regards her, essentially a stranger, as a friend but then just goes with it for reasons. This whole movie is driven by weird decision after weird decision, like the inclusion of card playing, despite the name it is nothing more than a plot moving device to explain why this weird decision has a slightly different background to the previous weird decision.

All in all I feel the writer tried to do too much and as a result produced very little but confusion
**Spoilers below …. Spoilers below**

In the end I felt like the main protagonist just deciding to take turns with the antagonist torturing each other just for reasons… Ok movie… Now it’s my turn.

Review By: ummagumma

It’s fitting that The Card Counter’s protagonist’s last name is Tell. Not because he has one (as played by Oscar Isaac, he doesn’t have a poker face so much as he is perennially inexpressive), but because writer/director Paul Schrader (unusually phoning it in) lazily favors ‘telling’ over ‘showing.’

One would think that the dude who’s written or co-written arguably the top four Martin Scorsese films could come up with something better than a glorified poker tutorial, complete with visual aids.

To put it in perspective, consider Robert Altman’s infinitely superior California Split, in which “We don’t need to know anything about gambling to understand the odyssey [the protagonists] undertake to the tracks, to the private poker parties, to bars, to Vegas, to the edge of defeat and to the scene of victory. Their compulsion is so strong that it carries us along” (Ebert).

But there is no compulsion in The Card Counter; Bill Tillich, aka William Tell, is not a gambler out of weakness (like Jimmy Caan in the also superior The Gambler), but out of convenience: he is good at it – to the point that not only is he debt-free, but can afford the luxury of paying others’ debts. He’s unqualified to do anything else, but then there’s nothing he’s interested in doing.

According to Bill, “The smartest bet for a rookie is red/black at roulette… You win, you walk. You lose, you go. It’s the only smart casino bet.“ It may be smart, but hardly riveting stuff. Who could possibly ever be interested in the story of a gambler who knows when to fold’em?

Thus, Schrader resorts to stealing a page out of 80s pro wrestling’s playbook: namely, Middle East-related cheap heat in the form of an inexplicable subplot dealing with the torture and abuse of Abu Ghraib prisoners in Iraq. Now, there’s a gamble that doesn’t even come close to paying off.

Review By: JPRetana
Worth a watch, not much more
Whilst the final act is engaging, the journey to get there is slow, at times to the point of tedium. The story takes us from casino to casino, never truly giving a sense of where we’ll end up, not really giving us a reason to care.

The dialogue has moments of humanity, but more often than not it felt heavy-handed, as if the film was written by a first-year film student attempting to prove their genius to their peers. Isaac’s performance is good, given his main direction was probably along the lines of “don’t give away your emotions, but remember that your past hurts.” Sheridan is given very little to work with in terms of bringing his character to life, although one scene in particular allows his character a moment of relatability. Haddish brought the most lively performance of the main cast, but her characterization is probably the weakest. Defoe isn’t on the screen long enough that his performance would pull the film one way or another.

I’m firmly on the fence about the visual style of the film. There are times where the angles used in conversation highlight the fact that you’re hearing dialogue written for a movie, and not experiencing a conversation between people. Additionally, there are many shots that linger for what feels like an eternity, without the emotional weight or stunning beauty that usually demands that kind of visual style, leaving you wondering when the film will be allowed to resume. This includes some of the transitions between scenes.

Finally, the audio in this film has some strange moments, including phasing between mics, varying levels in the dialogue within a scene (if often sounds like switching between two mic positions or different takes), or ADR that doesn’t quite match what you’re seeing on the screen.

All told, The Card Counter sets out to tell a story of redemption and reckoning with your past. It manages to do so, but isn’t particularly compelling along the way.

Review By: nathanwilliams-42233
intensity held down
William Tell (Oscar Isaac) learned to count cards while spending 10 years in prison for abusing prisoners in Iraq. As a free man, he grinds out a day-to-day existence playing casino blackjack. He tries to win modestly to stay under the radar. La Linda (Tiffany Haddish) tries to recruit him to play poker for her. He is approached by Cirk (Tye Sheridan) who wants revenge against John Gordo (Willem Dafoe), the private contractor who led the enhanced interrogation program.

Playing blackjack don’t always make for great poker players. He should have become an expert poker player while playing in prison. That would be a more direct connection. I like a lot of this movie. I love the actors especially Oscar Isaac’s performance. I like the odd little touches like wrapping the furniture. I like the theme of guilt, justice, and reparation. There’s a lot to like in all these parts but as a whole, the movie lacks intensity. The intensity isn’t in playing poker. I get the connection of detecting lies in both poker and interrogation. The fact is that non of the gambling has any stakes. The stakes are all in Gordo. The movie skips Cirk with Gordo. Tell with Gordo happens off-screen. All the intensity is stripped out of those scenes. In a way, I appreciate what Paul Schrader is trying to do by deglamorizing those scenes but he still kept the scenes in the Iraqi prison. It’s not like he’s avoiding the subject matter. In that way, the intensity is held down. This movie moves along this dangerous path but does it without looking over the edge.

Review By: SnoopyStyle

Other Information:

Original Title The Card Counter
Release Date 2021-09-03
Release Year 2021

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 51 min (111 min)
Budget 0
Revenue 4546332
Status Released
Rated R
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Paul Schrader
Writer Paul Schrader
Actors Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan
Country United States, United Kingdom, China, Sweden
Awards 3 wins & 16 nominations
Production Company N/A
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1, 2.00 : 1 (prison scenes)
Camera Arri Alexa LF, Arri Rental DNA LF Lenses, Red Helium, Entaniya HAL 220 Lenses (one scene)
Laboratory Company 3, New York (NY), USA (color and finish by) (as Company 3)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Codex, Redcode RAW
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (4.5K) (source format), Digital Intermediate (4K) (master format), Redcode RAW (8K) (source format) (one scene), Spherical (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema

The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
The Card Counter 2021 123movies
Original title The Card Counter
TMDb Rating 6.2 688 votes

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