Line(s) of the Day #MollysGame

There was a track star from Pasadena in the 1930s named Matthew Robinson. Matthew Robinson shattered the Olympic record in the two-hundred at the Berlin Games in 1936. Absolutely shattered the Olympic record…and came in second. The man who came in first was Jesse Owens. Owens went on to be a legend. Matthew Robinson went on to be a janitor at a whites-only school in Pasadena. The difference was two-hundreths of a second. As if that wasn’t enough, Matthew Robinson had a little brother who was also an athlete. His name was Jack but everyone called him Jackie

Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) in the poker-based film Molly’s Game (2017). Based on the book of the same name, it tells of an elite skier from a high-achieving family who ends up running a high-stakes poker game before inevitable complications arise.

Line(s) of the Day #MollysGame

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In this room you couldn’t buy your win, you couldn’t buy me and you couldn’t buy a seat at the table.

Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) in Molly’s Game (2017), based on the true story of a former Olympic-level skier who went on to run the most exclusive of high-stakes poker games.