So there I was, exhausted but incapable of sleeping, tossing and turning until around 2 AM when I decided to just get back out of bed for a bit. I perused HuluPlus and even Vudu for a bit before turning my attention to Crackle. I was near the end of their movies selection when I did a double take. Was there really a movie about Wesley Willis? The Wesley Willis? Sho' nuff!
I was introduced to Wesley Willis's music several…
The Sting is one of the rarest sorts of films: It's laden with plot twists and surprises, but knowing the payoffs doesn't detract from the joy of repeat viewings. Generally, stories with "Aha!" moments are thrilling the first time through but don't hold up to a second viewing. Not so with the 1973 Best Picture.
I've seen The Sting several times over the years, most recently 7 March 2010 on DVD. I've loved it since I first saw it on…