'‘Fair Play’ Review: A Gripping Financial Drama

A Gripping Financial Drama

And look,

it’s not as if a movie has to be one or the other! “Fair

It’s a

finance drama, set inside a cutthroat New York hedge fund, and it’s also

To put

it in vulgar terms: Could it be a commercial movie? You bet

But the

key to the film’s potential success isn’t just that it’s made in

It’s that

“Fair Play,” while full of sex, money, corporate backstabbing, and a lot of other

“Wall Street,”

in the ’80s, was a finance drama that knew how to talk the talk

More recently,

those films have included “Boiler Room” (2000) and “Margin Call” (2011)

It’s as

if they’re placing bets not on horses but on skittery 3D holograms whose

At the

center of the story are Luke (Alden Ehrenreich) and Emily (Phoebe Dynevor), who we meet

In the

thick of the action, Luke drops a small metal object on the floor; it’s

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