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American Hustle

American Hustle (2013)

David O. Russell is a very good director, and a very good writer. So it's a shame to watch American Hustle and get the impression that he's not happy with himself. This is, of course, just awfully presumptuous of me, but I couldn't help…

Top 10 Films Of 2013

The year 2013 is now behind us, and the awards season kicking off to tell us which films were best in the eyes of the industry. With that in mind, it is the perfect time to give an honest look back at the previous year. So without any…

American Hustle (2013)

David O. Russell's patchy Abscam comedy satirises the Seventies  American Hustle: the title promises a classic, definitive statement of the nation's most typical forms of duplicity. The movie interweaves FBI entrapment of corrupt…