Producers’ Film Picks for February 2014
We will have the distinct pleasure of viewing three exciting films all written & directed by David O. Russell.
THREE KINGS (1999)
Written & Directed by David O. Russell @ 114 minutes.
The film stars George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Cliff Curtis, & Mykelti Williamson.
Synopsis: A small group of American soldiers near the end of the Iraq War, find a map showing a large gold cache buried near their base. They embark on an adventurous journey that enables them to rise to heroic challenges that will change their lives.
Tagline: They’re deserters, rebels, and thieves–but in the nicest way.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)
Written & Directed by David O. Russell @ 122 minutes.
The film stars Bradley Cooper,. Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jackie Weaver, Chris Tucker, & Julia Stiles.
Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, a bipolar teacher is forced to move back in with his parents, and he is fixated on reconciling with his ex-wife–but things change drastically when he meets a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Tagline: Watch for the signs.
This film has been playing in local Tacoma theaters for several weeks already.
AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013)
Written & Directed by David O. Russell
The film stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K., Jack Huston, & Michael Pena.
Synopsis: A successful con man, and his seductive partner, are forced to work for the FBI, and an agent pushes them into a scenario sting involving New Jersey powerbrokers and the mafia.
Tagline: Everyone hustles to survive.
THREE KINGS will screen at CSL on Friday, February 7, 2014.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK will screen at CSL on Friday, February 14, 2014.
AMERICAN HUSTLE is screening at local Multiplexes as you read this.
The Center for Spiritual Living, the church building where we congregate, is located at 206 North J Street, on the corner of Division & J streets, across from the Group Health hospital.