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Joy ***(Out of 4)

Consensus: “Joy” doesn’t reach the heights of previous collaborations between director David O’Russell and Jennifer Lawrence but it is well an interesting story and it has some great performances.


David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012)

Academy Award Wins: Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence)

The long, languishing period between 2004’s I HEART HUCKABEES and 2010’s THE FIGHTER yielded little in the way of creative output from director David O. 1,524 more words


Gold Rush

Hollywood sprinkles magic dust on real-life gem of a tale in ‘Gold’

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramìrez & Bryce Dallas Howard
Directed by Stephen Gaghan… 574 more words

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Silver Linings Playbook, directed by David O. Russell

Finally got around to watching this Oscar nominated film and I was not disappointed. Funny, quirky and extremely well put together it is one of the best films I have watched this year. 204 more words


The Fighter

Film Title

The Fighter


David O. Russell


  • Mark Wahlberg as Micky Ward
  • Christian Bale as Dicky Eklund
  • Amy Adams as Charlene Fleming
  • Melissa Leo as Alice Ward…
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Movie Reviews

David O. Russell's "Accidental Love" (2008/2015)

For the most part, watching a given director’s films in chronological order and analyzing them for the purposes of THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an immersive and revealing way to study his or her artistic growth.   1,902 more words



The unthinkable has happened. David O. Russell has become the first ever director to provide me with three straight pictures that I assign the legendary and elusive A+ to. 72 more words