In Runner Runner, Justin Timberlake loses a fortune playing online poker, and then flies off to confront the owner of the website, Ben Affleck. But perhaps he could have saved himself the trip if he’d watched a few poker films before logging on.
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Saturday 01 March 1997
Thursday 27 February 1997
Thursday 09 January 1997
Saturday 30 March 1996
Friday 01 September 1995
Wednesday 12 July 1995
Marcus Thompson wanted to make a film of the Jacobean tragedy 'The Changeling'. He wanted stars. The only problem: no money.
Monday 26 June 1995
Wednesday 19 April 1995
Friday 17 February 1995
Monday 12 December 1994
CINEMA / A premise that promises too much: In Keanu Reeves, the action genre may have found the hero it has been holding out for. He assumes so little, and beguiles so many
Sunday 02 October 1994
Monday 12 September 1994
FILM / Up where she belongs: A decade ago Debra Winger had the film world at her feet. A year ago her career seemed to be on its last legs. Now she is back, with an Oscar nomination. David Thomson is a fan
Sunday 27 February 1994
FILM / Bang, bang, you're alive: If death did not exist, the cinema would have had to invent it. Seldom is the screen so animated as when some actor is breathing his last. David Thomson considers dying in the movies, from the original 'Scarface' to 'In the Line of Fire', and nominates Hollywood's greatest expirer
Sunday 16 January 1994
FILM / Sharing the myth: Sheila Johnston looks at the latest releases, including In the Line of Fire, which stars Clint Eastwood, and Blue
Friday 27 August 1993
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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