Around four years on from the release of Spectre, anticipation is continuing to grow around what will be the 25th James Bond adventure. Production on the film has not exactly been straightforward so far, with one of the most notable issues being Danny Boyle leaving the project and being replaced by True Detective director Cary Fukunaga.
If you love poker, casinos, or card games, then there’s a good chance that you’ve watched a few poker-related movies. The reason that poker is so compelling to watch is that it’s isn’t merely a game of chance: there’s skill involved. What’s more, the type of skill required is particularly amenable to on-screen representation.
There’s nothing quite like watching your favourite actor sweat as he or she gambles with high stakes, hoping to beat adversaries.
Many screenwriters and directors use poker games to heighten suspense in their movies. But the question remains: what are the top 5 poker movies of all time?
You may desire to take some time away from the reels and the confusing odds, but you still have the urge to feel the thrill which gambling brings. What better way to do so than to relax on your couch enjoying some crunchy tasty popcorn while watching the best gambling related movies? There are hundreds if not thousands of such films out there and we are going to share with you some of the gambling movies which always make the top 10 favourites list.
This November will mark 11 years since Daniel Craig made his first appearance as James Bond in “Casino Royale” which I consider to be the best Bond film there has ever been and likely to be.
“Casino Royale” was the 21st film in the franchise and the opinions of Bond fans vary greatly in terms of which film is the best. My suggestion that the film is la crème de la crème will enrage some, but I think many will agree.