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Real Time (2008)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  2008 (Canada)
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A gripping thriller about a hit man who gives a down-and-out compulsive gambler just one last hour to live.

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A gripping thriller about a hit man who gives a down-and-out compulsive gambler just one last hour to live.

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Real Time is a comedic drama about a compulsive gambler given one hour to live by the man hired to kill him.

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Smart melancholic drama filled with clever dialog.
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Smart melancholic drama filled with clever dialog. Randy Quaid shows his chops as tough as nails hit man with a secret and Jay Baruchel is convincing as a beyond hope gambler with nothing to lose. The plot is uneventful but the chemistry between these two characters carries the story to its clever end.

A brief appearance by Jayne Eastwood as Andy's grandmother helps to carry the films theme of luck vs self determination in a short but enjoyable scene. I walked away feeling rewarded for my patience and thinking just a little.

Good stuff.


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