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      Casino (Martin Scorsese, 1995) at Doc Films in Chicago

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      March 2, 2011

      Wednesday   6:00 PM

      5801 South Ellis Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60637

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      Casino (Martin Scorsese, 1995) at Doc Films

      Location:
      Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
      1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL

      Martin Scorsese, 1995 • Adapting another of Nicolas Pileggi’s journalistic accounts, Scorsese makes a gorgeous spectacle of 1970s’ Las Vegas. Robert de Niro plays a gambler named Sam (Ace) Rothstein who is hired by the mob to manage a casino for them. He runs the place with finesse until his deranged childhood pal, Nicky (Joe Pesci), turns up and entangles Ace in his crimes. Ace’s obsessive attraction to a mercenary beauty (Sharon Stone) only fuels his downward spiral. Through vibrant color and an eye for the inner machinery of the casino’s workings, Scorsese creates a stunning tableau of excess. 35mm

      Cost: 5.00

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