He's back on "Die Hard" territory these days, but Bruce Willis has been doing lots of other work lately, an example being this comedy casting him as a veteran gambler who gets an unlikely "business" partner.
She's a former stripper played by Rebecca Hall ("The Town"), and her expertise at predicting sports winners bodes well for them both. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, Vince Vaughn and Laura Prepon also appear for director Stephen Frears ("The Queen"). *** (R: AS, N, P) (Also on Blu-ray and On Demand)
<a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AQSN67A/ref=nosim/?tag=zap2it07-20"><b>Buy 'Lay the Favorite' on DVD</b></a>.