“The pool shark played by Paul Newman in The Hustler (1961) is indelible — given weight because the film is not about his victory in the final pool game, but about his defeat by pool, by life, and by his lack of character. This is one of the few American movies in which the hero wins by surrendering, by accepting reality instead of his dreams.” —Roger Ebert on The Hustler

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