Silver Linings Playbook

The Fake Reinvention of American Hustle

Andrew Lapin looks at David O. Russell’s career and dissects the theme of “reinvention” in the light of his last three films: The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook, and American Hustle. At a Washington, D.C. pre-release screening of American Hustle in December, writer-director David O. Russell told the crowd that he considers the movie to be the final leg of his Read MoreRead More

David O. Russell on Directing Silver Linings’ Dance Scenes, Feeding Jennifer Lawrence, and His Moves

Jada Yuan spoke to David O Russell at the Silver Linings Playbook New York Premiere about the film’s climactic dance sequence, his reading habits, and what it’s like to work with the heroine of The Hunger Games. Have you been aspiring to do a dance sequence in a movie for a while? I did a dance Read MoreRead More

Silver Linings Playbook (Trailer)

After spending four years in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his mother and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Chris Tucker and Jacki Weaver. Directed/written by David O. Russell and based on the novle by Mattew Quick. Silver Linings Playbook is opens Read MoreRead More