Wild Card (2014, dir. Simon West)

A burnout Las Vegas hard man gets a shot at redemption. Episodic but fun, this is superior Stathamism, based on a 1980s William Goldman novel, and a minor Burt Reynolds vehicle. Many Vegas tropes played with, some OK action, and a decent Xmas soundtrack.

Author: Eamonn

2018: crowdfunding East of England - a thriller - via https://unbound.com/books/east-of-england/ . Other books include Juggernaut: a sequel to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2017), Torc, (2016), and The Prospect of This City (2015). Twitter: @eamonngriffin

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