David O. Russell makes bipolar disorder, dance competitions and the NFL the stuff of romantic comedy in Silver Linings Playbook, a seriously funny feature with star turns by Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Miguel Arteta interviews writer/director Russell and executive producer/star Cooper.by Miguel Arteta on Nov 1, 2012
The word on the film is that this is David O. Russell going back to his roots somewhat, returning to the territory of films like Flirting with Disaster, which is something I can definitely get on board with. It seems like this might be the film that will let us know if Bradley Cooper is (or at least wants to be) an actor rather than a movie star — what he shows here is certainly promisingly different from what we’ve seen before from him. And it’s also nice to see Jennifer Lawrence coming back to a role with a little […]by Nick Dawson on Jun 29, 2012
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From a screenplay by Leslie Dixon, Neil Burger takes us on a pharmaceutical-fueled joyride through a conspiratorially intelligent New York business world in Limitless. By Scott Macaulay PLUS: Leslie Dixon on nurturing your inner Tarantino.