The Gambler and casino myths

June saw the DVD release of The Gambler, a remake of the classic 1974 film of the same name. Mark Wahlberg plays literature professor Jim Bennett, with an addiction to high-stakes gambling so crippling the...

When remakes go wrong: The Gambler

The Gambler, released in 1974, is one of the best examples of a casino thriller done right. With a set of unforgettable performances from a talented cast, a haunting and exciting concept, and packed full of...