Mississippi Grind Reviews

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October 8, 2015
The actors flaunt craft, the script lays on the folksiness with a trowel, and scenes of local color seem to come straight from a guidebook.
October 7, 2015
It's as if the Scarecrow and the Tin Man got lost and wandered down the Mississippi River, drinking and gambling and stumbling into and out of various troubles, not worrying about their brains or their hearts, just wishing for a little bit of luck.
October 2, 2015
The movie is a snapshot collage of flyover America, but also, perhaps, an homage to the soon-to-be-lost world of brick-and-mortar gambling.
October 1, 2015
Even as a road movie this is pretty bland.
October 1, 2015
This is one of the better movies about the gambling culture in recent years.
October 1, 2015
Mendelsohn manages to make us simultaneously feel sorry for him and hope, against what seem like steep odds, that he somehow succeeds.
October 1, 2015
"Mississippi Grind" winds up being an improbably satisfying, even heartwarming character study.
October 1, 2015
Among the virtues of "Mississippi Grind" is an unpredictability that's rare in movies these days. For much of the film, it's unclear just where it's going - and that's just fine.
October 1, 2015
Mendelsohn and Reynolds are terrific, each wrapping himself up in the material like a well-worn favorite sweater.
September 30, 2015
A well-crafted and gritty tale of two compulsive gamblers ...
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