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"We have it totally under control. It's one person coming from China. It's going to be just fine." -- Donald Trump, 1/22/2020

“We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here..and isn't it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama."
-- Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, 2/25/20

"I don't take responsibility for anything." --Donald Trump, 3/13/20

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, December 30, 2013

American Hustle

Christian Bale delivers one hell of a performance in the movie.

But slow-moving? Somewhere between a glacier and a pitch-drop experiment. It's a two hour movie that feels almost twice as long.

2 comments:

The New York Crank said...

Slow moving? I beg to disagree. It went at just the right pace to keep me gobbling up whatever was about to happen next on the screen like salted peanuts, starting from the first second's on-screen disclaimer, "Parts of this movie actually happened."

But it was the twists and turns of the plot, and the assortment of characters bumping into each other and stepping on each others' toes that held my attention. The only reason I'm glad it's not a three hour movie (like, for example, The Wolf of Wall Street) is that halfway through American Hustle I felt I had to pee, and there was no way I was going to leave my seat until the end.

Crankily yours,
The New York Crank

Frank W. James said...

I thought Jennifer Lawrence could be arrested for larceny because to me she flat STOLE that film.

She was really good and I enjoy her parts of it...

All The Best,
Frank W. James