The Sting (1973 USA)

the-sting-graphicFew films can draw me in and indulge me on repeat viewings like The Sting does. Brilliantly directed by George Roy Hill, the film runs at a relaxed pace for a while during which it introduces each one of its characters. But once the board is set, it starts throwing one twist after another which continues until the very end. This stylishly creates a place in space and time that may never existed but it feels real. It deserved its haul of seven Academy awards. [Read more…]

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