Movie Review: Runner Runner

runnerrunnerposterso we had been invited today to see Runner Runner at the VOX Cinemas at the Mercato Mall.

Usually we go to the Reel Cinemas in the Dubai Mall, but i must say that having not to wait ages to get Popcorn and having nice leather seats is not too bad. It is in general not that over crowded as the Reel Cinemas. But parking can be quite full at certain times.

The storyline in short:

Princeton grad student Richie, believing he’s been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block. Richie is seduced by Block’s promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him.

I must say i had no expectations on the Movie and was pleasantly surprised. Ben Affleck as the bad guy was really good, same i can say about Justin Timberlake who was for me not good in any previous movie, but this one really made it.

The story is not amazing but catchy and entertaining. The story is pretty much predictable with the end not being it.  I personally liked the movie and would give it 4 out of 5 points. Go watch it on the big screen as long as you can..

Best Quote of the movie:

The house always wins.

You can watch the Trailer here:

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