2 Jacks (2013)



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2 Jacks is a comical adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's short story Two Hussars, comparing the generational change from father to son within the same business. The fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle, with romance and glamor, comes alive in 2 Jacks; a now-and-then look at the renowned way of living. Legendary film director Jack Hussar (Danny Huston), notorious gambler and womanizer, returns to the LA scene to raise money for his next feature film. Back in LA, Jack walks himself into an eventful night. Doing … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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On DVD: Feb 11, 2014
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as Jack Hussar

as Young Diana

as Max Faraday

as Jack Hussar Jr.
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Bernard Rose's fourth ultra-low-budget Tolstoy adaptation suffers from a slack narrative and abysmal dialogue.

Full Review… | October 21, 2013
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Based very loosely on an early short story by Leo Tolstoy, "Two Jacks" has a much less interesting second act ...

Full Review… | October 18, 2013
New York Post
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Unfortunately, these inconsistencies cause more confusion than the magic Rose is presumably going for.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
Los Angeles Times
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Playing these self-infatuated flimflammers, Danny and Jack Huston obviously know the drill. It's in their blood.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
New York Times
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Mostly, it makes you feel like the only sober person at a party you can't leave.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
Arizona Republic
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Rose's apparent intent is to show how little of Hollywood's Golden Age magic is left today. In that, at least, he succeeds .

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
New York Daily News
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