IN THE PRESS

“I really liked the movie!  It had some really unexpected elements, particularly the humor.”

By Robert Hawley / WCBS RADIO

“I loved the portrayal of an aging generation; the film is honest and brilliant. I’m happy that this type of film is still alive.”

Steven Mears / Film Comment Magazine

“Charming and touching.”

Amir Bogen / Tablet Magazine

“I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t just a typical film about older people.”

Matthew Schuchman / Den of Geek

NEUROLOGY TODAY – April 05, 2018  Howard L. Weiner, MD, FAAN A Leading MS Specialist Who Directs Films in His ‘Spare Time’ by Gina Shaw

WBUR – February 19, 2018  From Longwood To Hollywood: Doctor’s Film On Octogenarian Sex, Friendship And Death by Carey Goldberg

MEDPAGE TODAY – February 04, 2018  Neurologist Paints a Sensitive View of Old Age in Independent Film by Judy George

VILLAGE VOICE – January 9, 2018  Martin Landau Gives a Quietly Powerful Final Performance in “Abe & Phil’s Last Poker Game” by Serena Donadoni

TIMES OF ISRAEL – January 12, 2018  Senior sex and quirky bromance in MD’s debut film – Martin Landau’s last hurrah by Renee Ghert-Zand

VARIETY – January 12, 2018  Martin Landau’s final film performance is a good reason — but hardly the only one — to see this affecting indie drama. by Joe Leydon

THE JERUSALEM POST – October 08, 2017  The Doctor is In…The Directors Chair by Hannah Brown

YNET – October 08, 2017  s There A Doctor on the Set? An Interview with a Famous Scientist who Decided to Direct a Film at the Age of 70 by Amir Biogen
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DEADLINE – April 24, 2017  An Oscar Winner And A 72-Year-Old Neurologist-Turned- Writer / Director Combine For Festival’s Most Unique Movie by Pete Hammond

UNSEEN FILMS – April 24, 2017  The Last Poker Game – Tribeca by Steve Kopian

UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE – April 27, 2017  Tribeca 2017: Martin Landau, Paul Sorvino and Howard Weiner on The Last Poker Game by Austin Trunick

DEADLINE – April 28, 2017  The Last Poker Game star Martin Landau on Ageism in Hollywood and Roles He is Happy to Turn Down by Abe Fried-Tanzer

MOVIES WITH ABE – April 29, 2017  Talking Tribeca: The Last Poker Game by Abe Fried-Tanzer

BRIGHAM BULLETIN – May 12, 2017  From White Coat to Director’s Chair: Weiner Writes, Directs Indie Film by Jacob Oller

PASTE MAGAZINE – May 13, 2017  Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino Get Better with Age in Howard Weiner’s The Last Poker Game by Jacob Oller

HARVARD GAZETTE – July 19, 2017  For Harvard neurologist, words lead to ‘action!’ by Alvin Powell

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