Director: Aaron Sorkin

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Michael Cera, Kevin Costner, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp, J.C. MacKenzie, Brian d’Arcy James

Rating: 7.5

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama


When it comes to writing, there is no question about Aaron Sorkin’s talent and skills. Everybody knows that the director and writer of this movie, Aaron Sorkin, can write and create something that will catch the attention of the masses. Being the man behind the popular Moneyball, The Newsroom, The Social Network, The West Wing, and much more, he is able to blend his wit and intellect to his confrontational style in writing.

But the question here is: Can he direct? Well, you can judge his directing prowess after watching his debut movie entitled Molly’s Game. If you are one of those who is fond of his flourishing scripts, his nesting-doll structure in plots, and his love of the long and mission-statement monologues, then this movie is for you.

The biopic is digging into the differences between the private and public perceptions that have fascinated Sorkin. Also, it is anchored by the steely and assured performance from Jessica Chastain, a fortunate actress who will act as Molly and a woman who is born to deliver the director’s soliloquies.

The movie will give you a great time while you are watching it. In adapting the memoir of Molly Bloom, a lady who is running the elite poker games targeting the millionaires, business tycoons, Russian mob, athletes, and celebs in New York and LA, Sorkin will give the viewers and fans another story of an unusual fame. If you are one of those viewers who is fascinated with power, on this movie, you can find a true hero to live that spirit. See how Molly develops her own poker game haven. If you haven’t watched the movie yet, then you are missing something.