Head-spinning collision: ‘The Card Counter’ mixes Texas Hold ’em with horrors of Iraq War

NYET308BC-US–Film Review-The Card Counter-IMG-jpgBC-US–Film Review-The Card Counter-IMG-jpgAssociated PressTye Sheridan, left, and Oscar Isaac in a scene from “The Card Counter.” (Courtesy of Focus Features) You would have to shuffle a lot of movie ideas to come up with one that pairs a card sharp with the horrors of Abu Ghraib. But writer-director Paul Schrader has … Read more