…Play The Part

American Hustle is a force to be reckoned with. Directed by David O. Russell, this comedic crime-drama is somewhat loosely based on the FBI’s Abscam operation of the late 70s and early 80s (names and some details were changed).  Now, this part is where I would usually put in a short synopsis of the film.  After many…

…Change the Game

In an Oscar season full of dramas, tragedies and the occasional blood bath, director David O. Russell’s,”Silver Linings Playbook,” lives up to its name. Based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quick, “Silver Linings Playbook,” is a romantic comedy with a bit of an edge. Pat Solitano Jr. (Bradley Cooper) has recently…

…Knockout

The title says it all about director David O. Russell’s “The Fighter” a biopic about the comeback and rise to fame of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward. Although, it could have just have easily been called “The Fighters.” While the story centers around Micky, it’s also about family.  A family who eats, sleeps and breathes boxing, and they are all fighting for something. Micky…