Last Blindspot film of the year: The Sting (1973)

In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. This turns out to be second George Roy Hill movie I saw, whom I didn't know was born in Minnesota. The first film of his I saw was Butch Cassidy …

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Classic Actor Spotlight: Walter Matthau – Finding What Works

Greeting once again! Given the positive response to the early works of one of great ensemble character and lead actors of the latter part of the 20th century. I've decided to expound a bit upon the arena and offerings in which he is so fondly recognized, empathized with and remembered. Putting those roles and films …

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