21 is worth seeing on a restless Friday or Saturday night with friends,but it isn't anything more than that. The film features niceperformances from actors Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne, as wellas nice entries from the lesser known ensemble.<br><br>However, it doesn't take a film expert to notice some of themore...awful lines. "That's is impressive software."...come on,seriously? Just bad writing.<br><br>And the flow of the plot is painfully cliché, up until the end wherethings are admittedly pretty unpredictable. The ending was unexpected,but it worked and made up for earlier plot points that werepredictable.<br><br>"21" is entertaining, that's it. Nothing more, nothing less.
Crime / Drama
Crime / Drama
Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five years of schooling as he comes from a poor, working-class background. But one evening, Ben is introduced by his unorthodox math professor Micky Rosa into a small but secretive club of five. Students Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Fisher, who are being trained by Professor Rosa of the skill of card counting at blackjack. Intrigued by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using their skills of code talk and hand signals, they have Ben make hundreds of thousands of dollars in winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben only wants to make enough money for the tuition to Harvard and then back out...
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