I don't like Andrew Garfield as a person due to seeing the videos on YouTube of how negatively he reacts towards the Paparazzi, but as an actor he is excellent at his job and manages to make his character in this movie likable.
Michael Shannon is also great in his role, even though his character is making a living doing wrong things there is still something likable about him.
Laura Dern gives a fantastic performance as Garfield's mother, even the little boy who plays the son/grandson does a good job with his small role, the casting director made a great choice overall.
A lot of things can be learned by watching 99 Homes, one imperative thing being is to always pay your bills and don't get yourself into debt, always get in contact with your lawyers because evicted tenants still have rights and options. These people listened to these evictors and did not contact their lawyers which got them sinking deeper and deeper into quicksand.
The main male lead played by Garfield had other options, but he wanted to make quick cash which got him nowhere.
To sum this movie up in 3 words - it's a drama flick about greed, dishonesty, and desperation.
Action / Drama
Action / Drama
Around the world everyone knows that honest hard work gets you nowhere. In sunny Orlando, Florida, construction worker Dennis Nash learns this the hard way when he is evicted from his home by a charismatic, gun-toting real-estate broker, Rick Carver. Humiliated and homeless, Nash has no choice but to move his mom and nine-year old son into a shabby, dangerous motel. All is lost. Until an unexpected opportunity arises for Nash to strike a deal with the devil - he begins working for Carver in a desperate attempt to get his home back. Carver seduces Nash into a risky world of scamming and stealing from the banks and the government; he teaches Nash how the rich get richer. Living a double life, Nash hides his new boss and job from his family. He rises fast and makes real money; he dreams bigger. But there is a cost. On Carver's orders, Nash must evict honest families from their homes - just as it happened to him. Nash's conscience starts tearing him apart... but his son needs a home. In a...
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