88 Minutes

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88 Minutes
Review (-/10)
(By Garth Franklin)

There's only two questions that "88 Minutes" brings up - why is Al Pacino slumming it and why wasn't this released direct-to-DVD. The answer is of course money, that perennially justifiable excuse behind the inevitable quality drop-off of our greatest actors as their careers wind down.

Jack Nicholson, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Robert DeNiro, etc. the list goes on of some truly brilliant thesps who, des ...

Two For The Money

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Two For The Money
Two For the Money is a drama of high stakes set in the adrenalized world of wheeler-dealers whose fortunes are won and lost betting on sports. Matthew McConaughey stars as Brandon Lane, a former college football star whose uncanny ability to predict the outcome of a game introduces him to an unexpected new career when his gridiron glory is sidelined by a crushing injury.

Brandon's talent makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abraham (Al Pacino), the head of one of the ...