Joy

Director: David O.Russell Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini Written by: (also story) David O. Russell and (story) Annie Mumolo Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st January 2016 David O. Russell’s latest film is a bit of a curiosity. Taking, as his…

American Hustle

Director: David O. Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K. Written by: David O. Russell and Eric Singer Running Time: 138 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 20th December 2013 I first encountered the work of David O. Russell way back in 1996 with the black comedy, Flirting With…

Silver Linings Playbook

Director: David O. Russell Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker Written by: David O. Russell and (book) Matthew Quick Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 21st November 2012 Too often than not, the movies treat mental health issues in two ways: either as a form of ridicule…