BY JON PILL
My most recent film review for Poker Tube can be read over there.
“Stuey, or High Roller, or High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story depending on when and where you first got to see it, is the 2003 biopic of the late great Stuey ‘The Kid’ Ungar. It’s written and directed by A W Vidmer, who did nothing prior and nothing post Stuey, and stars the Sopranos’s Michael Imperioli somewhat implausibly in the title role.
The movie opens with the final table of the 1997 WSOP with Stuey heads up for his third championship bracelet. Then it cuts forward to a crappy motel room one year later, where Stuey wakes to find a stranger in his room…”
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