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December 18, 2013 1:00 PM

‘American Hustle’: An enticing mix of truth and deception

David O. Russell’s mesmerizing “American Hustle” looks for truth behind some fundamental lies. Lies we tell other people, lies we tell ourselves, the lie of the American Dream. “Hustle” is also about the lie behind any movie that claims to be based on a true story, opening with the title card “Some of this actually happened.”

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