David O Russell

Joy (2015)

This biopic of Miracle Mop creator Joy Mangano stars Jennifer Lawrence as the titular single mom, who’s struggling to make ends meet while caring for her kids, her ex (Édgar Ramirez) and her divorced parents (Robert De Niro, Virginia Madsen), who all live in the same dilapidated house and whose volatile relationships do little to …

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Accidental Love

Okay, so I’m a little worried about what that says about me, but to be fair, Accidental Love had a rough start in life. Originally produced in 2008, the movie was fraught with financial difficulties, abandoned by its director (David O. Russell), and finally released in 2015 to a less than warm reception. Similar in …

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The Fighter

I totally enjoyed watching The Fighter, but walked away from it chewing on all the characters, except, well, the fighter himself. Poor Marky Mark, bless his heart, his limited acting skills, and his excellent abs and eyebrows… His Micky Ward was so overwhelmed on screen at all times, if not in the boxing ring itself, …

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New York Film Critics Circle name ‘American Hustle’ Best of 2013

New York, NY – December 3, 2013 – The New York Film Critics Circle voted today for their picks for the 2013 awards at the Film Society at Lincoln Center.  The awards will be handed out during their annual ceremony on Monday, January 6th at The Edison Ballroom. American Hustle was awarded Best Picture and …

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