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Molly’s Game

Dir: Aaron Sorkin
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner
140mins   2017   China, USA, Canada   15   English    AD

Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defence lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

'What makes Molly's Game more than an entertaining, if enjoyably familiar big-screen Sorkin-fest (whip-smart characters spouting rapid-fire dialogue while slyly revealing personality traits) is that it's a profoundly emotional film.' - Kevin Maher, The Times

Monday's screenings are CAP caption subtitled