American Hustle is has a heavy dose of Scorsese circa 1970s with the violence replaced more by black humour.
Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner and Bradley Cooper all deliver excellent performances. Robert De Niro makes a cameo and reminds the audience why he was at one time the best screen actor in the world.
This is a black comedy-drama set in the late 1970's based on the true life Abscam scandal. FBI agents and con artists joined up to frame politicians for taking bribes.
Bale plays a pot bellied hustler with bad hair. Amy Adams is his partner in crime who p... read the rest.