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Rating: 4 stars


Amazon Prime gentrification minorities greed sell out community

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Seen on: 10/06/2021

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Bingo Hell (2021)

Directed by Gigi Saúl Guerrero

Horror | Thriller

Most recently watched by archstanton43, sensoria


In the Barrio of Oak Springs live a strong and stubborn group of elderly friends who refuse to be gentrified. Their leader, Lupita, keeps them together as a community, a family. But little did they know, their beloved Bingo hall is about to be sold to a much more powerful force than money itself.

Length 85 minutes


Adriana Barraza | L. Scott Caldwell | Clayton Landey | Richard Brake | Joshua Caleb Johnson | Bertila Damas | David Jensen | Grover Coulson | Kelly Murtagh | Jonathan Medina

Viewing Notes

Way too cardboardish in both the story and the visual style for this to feel anything other than slight to me. This felt very made-for-tv in the ‘90s. While that worked in CULTURE SHOCK for very specific reasons that served that movie well, it falls flat here and feels like artifice for no good reason.

As a result I never really got interested in the story or characters.


12 months ago

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