Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
As a young girl, Alicia "Ace" Anderson (Swain) had been taught the fine art and the mathematical probabilities of Texas Hold-em poker by the father she adored. But that world came to an end when her father was taken from her in a fatal auto accident. Years later, as she enters medical school, she will need to call upon the skills her father taught her as she struggles with the rigorous medical training, mounting financial pressures and the seamier side of medicine. Her friends and fellow students combine their unique talents and skills to produce a team who may well be the ultimate poker machine. But as the stakes in both the casinos and the operating room continue to rise, Ace comes to understand what her father taught her: in order to really live, you need to go all in. Written by
This was by far the worst film I have ever seen in my entire life. The plot was absolutely ridiculous. The idea of making money off of poker was somehow sprung upon the audience with very little coherent reasoning or explanation ("Oh you're sort of good at poker based on the one hand that you won when we were drinking and playing strip-poker, so let's pay off hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of debts with our combined pseudo-talents! YAY!"). Absolutely everything about this film was awful. The script, the acting, and the photography were nothing short of laughable. I wouldn't normally post a comment at all on a film so terrible, but, somehow, this film managed to be so particularly horrendous that it was thought provoking in itself.
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