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I haven't even seen the trailer properly, it's got me at the cast and it seems they are stepping their games up to play the characters. Will it be classic?
New film from the director David O Russell(Silver Linings Playbook, I ♥ Huckabees)
I remember when first seeing the trailer for this I wasn't really interested. However, I was mesmerized from start to finish by these characters. Definitely my vote for best allaround pic of everythin...
American Hustle Review
American Hustle, the latest film to come from writer/director David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), begins with the line “Some of this actually happened”. What percentage of it lingers around th...
We've been Hustled! (an American Hustle review)
American Hustle was barely even a movie, just an elongated sitcom. A bunch of scenes, some quirky, some 'serious,' built around aphorisms, slapstick and a flimsy plot.
A shocker. Totally derivativ...
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In particular the film attempts to peer inside the world of con artists in a similar fashion as Goodfellas did with the mob, with a great deal of similarities shared between the two films.
For a plot-driven film, American Hustle also contains a vast amount of very richly sketched characters, which is very rare these days.
O'Russell doesn't let it get too convoluted or step on the character's toes however which is why this film worked so well for me.
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