The Sting

(George Roy Hill, 1970)

alone, IFC Center, 2/22/14



Has there ever been a movie as artfully made, and at the same time as sheerly enjoyable, as The Sting?  If so, it doesn’t spring to mind.  Funnier than most comedies, deeper than most dramas, light but never disposable, serious but never solemn, here is a movie that exemplifies the idea of art as a form of entertainment – or perhaps entertainment as a form of art.

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