Lay the Favorite
It's a different film that captures the story of a girl named Beth who quit her job and moved to Las Vegas, looking for a job as a cocktail waitress. There in Las Vegas, Beth meets Dink, a professional gambler. Dink discovers Beth's talent for numbers and employs her as his bodyguard, but his wife kicked her out at those moments. Beth, on the other hand, chooses a dangerous job because she works for Rosie, who is still outlaw.
Keywords: #Bruce Willis #Emmett Furla Films #Random House Films #Rebecca Hall #Stephen Frears #Vince Vaughn #Wild Bunch
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December 06, 2012 What little plot "Lay the Favorite" has is lost in a mess of a screenplay that does absolutely nothing to stand out in any way whatsoever.Read in Source
March 08, 2013 A shrug of a film featuring unremarkable characters in an unremarkable story that never does more than limp toward it flat and flimsy third act.Read in Source
Film Journal International
December 07, 2012 This shaggy-dog story based on the improbable real-life adventures of exotic dancer-turned-bookie-turned-journalist Beth Raymer is never quite as amusing as it thinks it is, despite a charming performance by Rebecca Hall.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
December 07, 2012 "Lay the Favorite" is a small and not particularly ambitious movie, but it's pleasing and exceptionally well made.Read in Source
December 10, 2012 ... offers little insight into its subject or its setting and feels like it's been chopped up in the editing room.Read in Source
New York Post
December 07, 2012 Frears has a lot of fun with the bad tempers and high spirits of this crew of adrenaline junkies, and though the story falls a little flat, the script is sprinkled with dry wit.Read in Source
December 07, 2012 Poor Rebecca Hall. If someone had told her there was no hope for Lay the Favorite, she could have saved some energy.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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