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American Hustle's audacious take on a 1980s political scandal 

Renowned liberal journalist Max Lerner once said, "History is written by the survivors." In this spirit, American Hustle, director David O. Russell's fictionalized version of the Abscam congressional scandal of the late 1970s and early '80s, is itself a cinematic hustle. Indeed,…

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