Today I decided to watch the film 21 and I'd like to share my thoughts on it. 21 is a film based on a true story which centers on a MIT student in need of $300,000 for tuition fees, so he joins a group of people who card count in Vegas to get the money; 21 stars Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne and many others.
There are a few positives to this film, which include: good story, good story development, great acting in most of the roles and I like how the film resolves. I really liked the story in this film and how they showed card counting was really cool (you get to see there thought processes and the signals don't have to be explained every time I just looked out for them which was great), the story develops quite well and the end reveal is clever. The acting from most of the roles is good like Kevin Spacey, Laurence Fishburne and Jim Sturgess however some of the acting is just ok and serviceable but not awful so that's why it isn't in the negatives.
There are only a couple negatives which are that the story is pretty simple and predictable, even though I said the story was good (which it was) it was really basic and very predictable. I knew pretty much exactly what was going to happen as soon as I started the film and I was right for the most part, the only exception to this was the last Vegas scene that wasn't predictable but what happened to the main character was.
Overall I enjoyed this film and it is very fun to watch even if I take the negatives into consideration, so that being said I rate this film: