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A still from California Split (1974)

California Split

1974 | United States | 108 min
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  • Watched on Mon Apr 19, 2021 via Criterion Channel
    A: 5 stars (out of 5)

    My favorite gambling movie. George Segal and Elliott Gould amble through card rooms, tracks, and bars, culminating in a high-stakes Reno poker game. Director Robert Altman’s cynical—yet often humorous—portrait conveys a visceral sense of Segal and Gould’s swings. Short on plot but long on atmosphere, it’s the closest thing to being there.

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  • Watched on Mon Apr 09, 2018 via DVD

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