Elliot Hopper

Asian Gambling Movies

Do you know what a monopoly is? No, not the board game, I’m talking about the control of the supply or trade of a commodity or service. Well, if you look up Asian movies about gambling, you’ll see that one autonomous region has a monopoly on these, and that’s Hong … [Read More]

The portrayal of the casino in cinema

Traditionally featuring beautiful interiors and thrilling action, the casino is the ideal scene-setter for filmmakers. For generations, directors, writers and producers have driven their plot via the card table, with some even using the casino as the setting for the climactic scene. But why do those in the film industry … [Read More]