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ben schwartz

I still haven't seen THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN (did they ever put it out on disc or tape?) but I've kinda had enough with filmmakers using Las Vegas as the prosaic city of losers. Der, I get it, they hopelessly dream of the big score they'll never get ... or do get the big money it doesn't mean anything ... You can find losers anywhere. A lot of people in Bedford Falls look like losers to me. I'm also sick of heist films where the thieves don't get the money in the end. A lot of people get away with stealing. Filmmakers think little people who want big scores need to be taught a lesson – a lesson taught by people with no other way of thinking except big scores in 3000 theater Friday openings to get all their money back by Monday morning. Whatever ...

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