Tag Archives: David O. Russell

Cinema Review – Joy

Even as a little girl, Joy Mangano (Jennifer Lawrence) always had a creative streak, and invented a quick release dog collar as a little girl, a design that was never patented. After having to clean up red wine and broken glass with her hands, Joy thinks up an idea for a self wringing mop but, while struggling to keep her family together and come up with the cash for this new product, Joy doesn’t quite tick all the boxes that she should. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – American Hustle

After bring caught running a scam, con man Irving (Christian Bale) and his partner Sydney (Amy Adams) are forced to work with FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) as he struggles to bring down politicians, and make a name for himself. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Silver Linings Playbook

When Pat (Bradley Cooper) is released from a psychiatric facility, he vows to get his life back on track and win his wife back. That is, until he makes a connection with Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a young woman suffering similar grief and struggles. Continue reading

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