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FILM REVIEW: David O’ Russell’s ‘American Hustle’

By Ray Bennett The jazziest American filmmaker since Robert Altman, David O’Russell makes it three top-flight jams in a row with his rambunctious and hugely enjoyable comedy “American Hustle”. Like Altman, Russell assembles expert side-men and women, provides the key … Continue reading

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TIFF: ‘Silver Linings’ wins People’s Choice Award

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – David O. Russell’s comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence has won the People’s Choice Award at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Previous winners of the award include “The King’s … Continue reading

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TIFF FILM REVIEW: David O. Russell’s ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – So many things could go wrong in a comedy drama about mental illness that it’s a credit to writer/director David O. Russell and an excellent cast that “Silver Linings Playbook” is such a winning success. … Continue reading

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