Friday, 6 February 2015

Wild Card review by ANIZ FILMVALA

Wild Card

review by

ANIZ FILMVALA

***** 

‘Transporter’ Jason Statham disappoints he is not his usual i.e. less words more action. Statham takes a dive into a foray which dispels his smart action technique vehemently.Wild Card’ Directed by Simon West is a story less with some state of the art action designed to catch the frenzies of Statham’s followers may work as the film's USP to generate buzz as the stars stylish action cleverness.

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a habitual gambler from Las Vegas is on a job by self-made millionaire Cyrus Kinnick (Michael Angarano), to show him around Vegas and give him protection while he gambles. Meanwhile he is burdened by his friend Holly (Dominik Garcia-Lorido) horrific incident of a rape assault by Danny DeMarco (Milo Ventimiglia) ever since she desires to take the revenge, Nick has to make possible to get the assailant on her feet and he succeeds and lets Holly to settle her anger and they also steal the money from DeMarco.
Back to a casino with Cyrus, Nick gambles with his half of DeMarco’s stolen money and is on a winning streak but loses all due to a sudden anxiety attack.

The predicament about the revenge attack on DeMarco comes up to the big daddy of criminal world Baby (Stanley Tucci) but as Nick confronts Baby that DeMarco is mendaciously concealing the truth and actual fact being he had raped Holly and the consequences followed thus not being convinced about the whole incident Baby concludes that DeMarco is lying and lets Nick go free. This leads to more chaos as DeMarco vows on to take the revenge and leaves.

Cast
Jason Statham as Nick Wild
Michael Angarano as Cyrus Kinnick
Dominik Garcia-Lorido as Holly
Milo Ventimiglia as Danny DeMarco
Hope Davis as Cassandra
Max Casella as Osgood
Stanley Tucci as Baby
SofĂ­a Vergara as Doris
Jason Alexander as Pinky
Anne Heche as Roxy
Chris Browning as Tiel
Arielle B. Brown as Pinchus Casino Date
Boyana Balta as Katherine
Lara Grice as First Doctor
Shanna Forrestall as Marie
D'arcy Allen as Hot Shot Dealer
Codie Rimmer as Patient
Joshua Braud as Smooth 

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