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May 12, 2021

John and Max talk all about gambling movies this week. Highlighted are some classics like The Hustler and California Split, as well as, some newer titles to the genre. Also stay tuned for the end with reviews for Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, Cliff Walkers, Shiva Baby, and Ishtar. 

Gamblers on Criterion Channel:

Gilda (1946), Any Number Can Play (1949), Dark City (1950), The Las Vegas Story (1952), Bob le flambeur (1956), The Hustler (1961), Bay of Angels (1963), Pale Flower (1964), 5 Card Stud (1968), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), California Split (1974), The Gambler (1974), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976), Atlantic City (1980)**, House of Games (1987), Queen of Diamonds (1991), Hard Eight (1996), Croupier (1998)



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Opening: the Morning by Vidian (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. Ft: Ciggiburns, Aussens@iter, vo1k1

Closing: Pixie Pixels (featuring Kara Square) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. 

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