David O. Russell

Film Review: ‘American Hustle’ a charming semi-serious, semi-funny character study

Film Review: ‘American Hustle’ a charming semi-serious, semi-funny character study

Despite its greater focus on cast performances instead of plot, which can be all too noticeable, at times, “American Hustle” is a charming semi-serious, semi-funny 1970s character study in which its strength outweighs what may or may not be its weakness.