1: Kevin Spacey is a great actor and even in a film like this he steals the show.
2: The twist at the end is quite clever, even if it is unnecessary, and reminiscent of films/TV shows like Hustle.
3: Laurence Fishbourne from The Matrix and CSI is in it!
4: Although not a classic, the movie has a feel-good feel to it as well as some very tense scenes.
5: Jim Sturgess puts in a decent enough turn as the main character to just about hold the film together with Spacey.
6: Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns) is good looking and convincing as Sturgess' possible love interest.
7: Kevin Spacey plays the baddie again!
8: There are the usual impressive shots of Las Vegas.
9: The film finally finds a good use for maths.
10: As many have said you don't have to know blackjack to understand what is going on.
11: The film is based around a true story, adapted from the book "Bringing Down The House"
12: An MGMT song features in the opening!
13: The film deals with themes of crime, gambling, friendship, love and education amongst others.
14: The film makes a change from the traditional Vegas style films in that no one is getting conned and there is not breaking into safes etc.
15: The supporting actors and actresses put in decent performances.
16: The film doesn't portray Vegas as anything glamorous as other "Vegas Capers" do.
17: The film shows nicely how addictive casinos and gambling can be. But don't let that put you off!
18: Despite the grim beatings and the constant card counting there is time for some comic moments.
19: It is quite long, but still entertaining for most of its running time.
20: The movie is only £3.99, at the time of writing, and...
21: It taught me how to count!!!