‘Molly’s Game’ and the Consequences of Subtly Falling Into Sin

Molly’s Game is packaged as a movie about gambling, but that’s just the first layer of a film that digs into the ramifications of the abuse of power. It’s a true story adapted for the screen by Aaron Sorkin (the wizard of words behind A Few Good Men, The Social Network and The West Wing) starring Jessica Chastain in the title role, for which she took home a Golden Globe on Sunday night.

Molly Bloom was a world class skier until an extraordinarily rare accident during the Olympic trials ended her career. She later scores a job as a personal assistant to a real estate developer, but Molly has no idea that one of the tasks on her to-do list will be to organize a high-stakes poker game for A-list celebrities and business titans.

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