Category Archives: Silver Linings Playbook

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK @ CSL

  Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs:   Well, we are now heart-deep in the David O. Russell perspective, as we have our opportunity to view on of his best films, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012). It is based on … Continue reading

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PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2014

  Producers’ Film Picks for February 2014   We will have the distinct pleasure of viewing three exciting films all written & directed by David O. Russell. DVD THREE KINGS (1999) Written & Directed by David O. Russell @ 114 minutes. … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook: Dramatic-comedy, Comi-tragedy or Tragi-comedy? Does it matter? Questioning the Contaminated Modern Comedy.

Evelyn Greenslade (Judy Dench), a romantic optimist in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel:                                       “The only real failure is the failure to try and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment as we always must. We came here … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook Playback

[NOTE: For those who care about such things, be aware that this commentary might contain spoilers] I led a discussion of Silver Linings Playbook at The Grand Cinema Theater yesterday afternoon. In the course of preparing for that discussion I … Continue reading

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