A desperate man (Sam Riley) takes part in an underworld game of Russian roulette in which gamblers place bets on who will survive.
" "13'' is Gela Babluani's American remake of his successful 2005 Georgian-language film "13 Tzameti.'' He should have left well enough alone. "
" Gela Babluani's English-language remake of his French debut loses the source's gritty, mysterious gloom. "
" A tense, paranoid nightmare with a chilly metaphysical overview has been trampled into a blustering, bad cartoon. "
" Aside from some character-defining flashbacks, a godawful score and sweat-enhancing color photography, it's the same movie as before -- a divertingly tense yet superficial time-waster. "
" [A] half-hearted redundancy, which often looks and sounds like something Charles Bronson paid bills with in 1979. "
" A starry cast and glossier production values simply work against the black-and-white original's strengths in this stillborn thriller. "
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