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  • It may be true that in gambling money won is twice as sweet as money earned, but inart, only the earned has savor; The Color of Money earns enough of it to turn most other movies persimmon with esthetic envy. show more

  • The Color of Money plays better when not under the shadow of The Hustler, which is ultimately a better and more compelling tale. show more

  • Many of the scenes in this movie are almost formula, despite the energy of Scorsese's direction and the good performances. They come in the same places we would expect them to come in a movie by anybody else, and they contain the same events. show more

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