FILM TITLE: WILD CARD
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR PICTURES
DIRECTOR: SIMON WEST
MAIN CAST: JASON STATHAM
ANNE HECHE
LANGUAGE: STRONG IMPACT , FREQUENT
NUDITY: MILD IMPACT BRIEF AND ISOLATED
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: STRONG IMPACT, FREQUENT
BLASPHEMY: MILD IMPACT , FAILRY FREQUENT
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: NICK WILD IS A SECURITY CONSULTANT FOR A BAIL BOND MAN WHO ALSO MOONLIGHTS AS A BODYGUARD FOR WEALTHY GAMBLERS IN LAS VEGAS. TROUBLE COMES KNOCKING WHEN NICK HELPS A FEMALE FRIEND GET REVENGE ON HER RAPIST AND FILM SHOWS HOW NICK EVENTUALLY ESCAPES FROM THE VEGAS LIFE. THEMES EXPLORED IN THIS FILM ARE OF THE CRIME UNDERWOLRLD AND THE JUSTICE THAT IS EFFECTIVE IN SUCH A WORLD ,REVENGE ,GREEDWITH A HEDONISTIC MELANCHOLY TONE, VIOLENCE ,GAMBLING AND CATCHING AN EASY BREAK THROUGH GAMBLING HOW ONE CAN HAVE IT ALL AND LOSE IT ALL IN A SPIRIT SECOND. GAMBLING IS ALMOST GLORIFIED AND CAN CAUSE SOME MORAL HARM TO YOUNGER VIEWERS ALTHOUGH AT THE END OF THE DAY BRAVERY WINS THE DAY.