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Very fine flick and an outstanding performance by all.

I was in year 12 when this came out and a bit of a fan of Matt Damon, but after seeing this became a real big Malkovich fan. His cool brutality and brutal coolness in this film is brilliant ( even with the clothing)

Made me go watch a heap of his earlier stuff.

I don't mind John Malkovich although I hate Being John Malkovich. And his ever-so cool and measured voice can give me the shits.

This movie pretty much single-handedly kickstarted the online poker boom.

Even now about half the players' nicknames are some variation of "TeddyKGB" or "MikeMD".

The line that sends shivers down every poker players spine:

Worm: Rolled up aces over kings. Check-raising stupid tourists and taking huge pots off of them. Playing all-night high-limit Hold'em at the Taj, "where the sand turns to gold." Stacks and towers of checks I can't even see over.

Mike McDermott: Fuck it, let's go.

Well, I understand Mike, anyway.

It's a shame it shares its name with a game girls play at school. It might as well be called Hopscotch.

That was taken.

Agreed on all points. I particularly like Martin Landau in this, but I even thought he was good in Space 1999.

Many would have you believe his high water mark was in Ed Wood. But us affection-adoes know he was at his best as a pair of twins in Columbo.

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