Cinema: Con Game

THE STING

Directed by GEORGE ROY HILL

Screenplay by DAVID S. WARD

This isn't a movie, it's a recipe. The people who put The Sting together followed the instructions on the Butch Cassidy package: one Paul Newman, one Robert Redford, a dash of caper. Stir in the same director, if available.

He was. Butch Cassidy may not have been very good, but it made a bundle, so what difference does it make? Newman and Redford pass a few facial expressions between them and try to cool each other out. If there ever was much of...

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