“This is what I learned at the hospital. You have to do everything you can, you have to work your hardest, and if you do, if you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.” 490 more words
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It seems somewhat fitting to me that a film like American Hustle is as inherently duplicitous as its title would suggest. This is not a Scorsese-esque crime thriller, nor is it really a black comedy built around the late-1970s Abscam scandal, although it masquerades (and director David O. 990 more words
'Joy' is an underdog tale that had the potential to be more overcoming and have a more satisfying conclusion.
Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. 228 more words
A few years ago, I was working as an assistant to a talent and literary manager at a powerhouse firm on the Sunset Strip. On any given day, I might have a brush with one of the world’s most famous faces, or listen in on a phone pitch for a project that would eventually come to dominate the cultural conversation. 1,727 more words