Intelligent and entertaining

By HeatherKeller
Written January 26, 2014
Lots of levels to this movie...Intelligent, interesting and emotional . All of the cast were amazing...especially the girls. The script and their acting skills really made you empathize with each character. The words were action packed and really commanded your attention. I expected this movie to be simple....but it was much more complex! I loved this movie!
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All around great

By JCohenLRobert
Written December 15, 2013
Good story - well directed and the acting was all around phenomenal - I would not be surprised if this gets all the nominations and a few wins at the oscars. Also louis ck stole the show, he didn't have a huge part but the scenes he was in were my favorite. There haven't been many movies to be excited by in the past few months until recently, and this movie is at the top of that list - definitely worth seeing!
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Get Hustled

By loopseven
Written January 26, 2014
I love these con-game movies. I love that we know what's going on, but we don't know what's going on. Someone is always getting conned or hustled and the acting is very good. For me, Jennifer Lawrence and Christian Bale are the standouts. The rest of the cast is also very good and the movie is a good solid ride. One thing I didn't really buy was the backstory with Cooper's character. It seemed a bit 'shoved in' to the plot. I feel like they could have let us into that world with a few extra establishing scenes just to make it feel a little more credible. I was expecting the cinematography and the sets to be a bit more styled, but I don't think it quite got there for me. It still felt a touch too modern for me. Other people may think differently about it, but for me there was something missing—It didn't take away from the story, however.
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Do The Hustle

By Phuquinay
Written February 14, 2014
The actors make this movie happen. All were stellar in their roles. Story topic isn't new. What was new and great was how they approached and wrote the screenplay. This could have been a predictable played out story but it was executed in character development not gratuitous violence. In fact there was virtually no violence in this film which could have been an easy crutch. Well done!
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American Bust

By amfcook533
Written February 17, 2014
This movie is a bust. Tired story line, taken from a classic made over 30 years ago. Total bore. The only thing that was interesting was Amy Adams showing her cleavage all through the movie, and that wasn't very eye appealing at all. Save your money.
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