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Dont Be Conned
Matchstick Men (2003)
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell and Alison Lohman
Directed by: Ridley Scott

A movie about deceipt. Great cast. Great retro feel. Great acting. Great direction. But bad movie. Well, maybe - bad theme. Overall, the film had a great premise that crime does not pay, "or sometimes it does", as Roy Waller (Cage in the movie) would say. But it seems while walking from the moviehouse I felt that Cage should've reacted differently. I felt conned myself. You would too if you felt that he didn't deserve what he got in the end. It didn't reveal any redeeming value for the protagonists, maybe not for Cage's character for that matter. But it left us hanging as to what happened with Rockwell, Altman and Lohman in the end.