Finnegan takes Gary on a road trip to help his confidence. Show your support with a tax-deductible contribution to KCET. Check in for all the info you need. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. You could say it was a victory 25 years in the making. Blu-ray transfer has excellent grayscale with good contrast and is clean.
Scott are all tremendous that raises this somewhat familiar tale well above average territory. Gordon agrees to take him on the road to learn the ropes. It's a quiet, thinker of a film that coaxes you to realize that it's not just about pool. Director Robert Rossen, who had been working in films since , was to direct only one more film, Lilith , before his death in But The Hustler changed that. If you're not familiar, no worries.
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Watch the latest Hustler farming equipment being put to the test by farmers all across the world. According to Wikipedia, at least four men have claimed to be the "real" Fast Eddie Felson. Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason give iconic performances in this dark, morally complex tale of redemption. It was viewed as little more than something men did to amuse themselves while drinking. A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.
Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. This is one of Newman's very best films, if not his best, even if it's relentlessly depressing. Newman is better than usual; Gleason, as the slit-mouthed, beady-eyed Minnesota Fats, darts among the shabby little pool sharks like an improbably agile and natty whale; and Gambler Scott looks as though he could sell hot-air heat to the devil. View All The Hustler News. Most noticeable is the clarinetist. But they are our only way to maintain the server.