Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Eddie refuses to go back on the road "I've got no stomach for that anymore. Will you say that to me too? When I was five, I had polio. You waiting for me to cry? Now in three days, it seems as if I know everybody.
Wicked Problems at the Movies: “The Hustler”
Well, what's your idea of love - chains? Pool non-buffs would be fine to skip this. Close to users submitted a list…. Second is "Trick Shot Analysis", offered as five individual segments ranging from 0: He doesn't look like a hustler, but then the best ones never do.
The Hustler: Collector's Edition DVD Review
During a picnic in the country, Eddie expresses his doubts and insecurities, his fear of winning, and his urge to fail and defeat himself [a foreshadowing of the Faustian bargain he ultimately makes]: He isn't too handsome for this ugly world, but a hustler who trades on his boyish grin and aw-shucks way of asking if anybody feels like a game. A small-time pool shark with dreams of the big time seeks revenge against his mentor. No, I never hustled you, even when I thought I was, and you know it. Despite being in just two important scenes, his restrained coolness lingers as the affecting antithesis of Newman's fire, making one not object to his prominent cover billing and placement.
Enraged that Sarah has interfered with the pool game — and daring to come between him and his ambition — Eddie shouts at her to return to the hotel: It covers room and table sizing, budget considerations, warranties, things to look for when buying a used table, and current trends in pool table design. I picked it up in a hotel room in Louisville. Until Sarah falls in love with Eddie, she has no ambition other than a bottle to help her make it through the day. The studio decided to dump The Hustler into wide release with little fanfare. Betrayal, Rejection, Desertion Driven by his obsession, Eddie is willing to betray anyone and everyone. He once amazed a crowd at a Milledgeville, Ga.