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FILM REVIEW: 99 Homes

99 Homes (Ramin Bahrani, 2014)

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home along with his mother (Laura Dern) and son (Noah Lomax), and forced to shack up at a seedy motel. Desperate and unemployed, Nash makes a deal with the devil – here in the form of Rick Carver (Michael Shannon), the real estate broker who kicked Nash out of his home – by taking on a job where he evicts other families, as well as agreeing to further shady tasks. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: 99 Homes

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