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Often associated with Minnesota Fats and the glamour of pool, The Hustler is more about the dark underside of the game and the lives of its lead characters, with Jackie Gleason's well-recalled turn as Fats playing only a minor role in the drama.
01 Jun 2011
In an era of relatively reserved American cinema, when most actors would be concerned with their images as leading men, Newman was not afraid to experiment and go with his artistic impulses.
17 Oct 2007
Robert Altman Collection: Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Robert Duvall, Carol Burnett - PopMatters
This uneven collection is a definite example of the adage 'when he's good, he's very good, but when he's bad, he's very bad'.
25 Apr 2006
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