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    TIFF Review: Big-Hearted & Hilarious 'Silver Linings Playbook' A Touchdown From David O. Russell

    Life hasn't been too kind lately for Pat Solitano. He's just been released from a court ordered stint in a mental hospital after severly beating the man he caught cheating with his wife. Diagnosed as bipolar with mood swings, Pat has a difficult journey ahead of him but he's optimistic. With a rally...

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    TIFF Hot Tickets: 'Cloud Atlas' & 'Silver Linings Playbook' Premieres

    Dueling Saturday night screenings of The Wachowskis' and Tom Tykwer's "Cloud Atlas" (WB) and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" (TWC) are two of Toronto's highest-profile debuts. "Cloud Atlas"'s six-plus minute trailer wowed some and suggested disaster to others, while "The Fighter" direct...

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    New Photos From 'Silver Linings Playbook' Starring Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper

    So which David O. Russell will appear for "The Silver Linings Playbook"? The movie, about an institutionalized man (played by Bradley Cooper) who returns to his parents (Jacki Weaver and Robert De Niro) and falls in love with a similarly unwell woman (Jennifer Lawrence), also marks first time anybod...

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    New Details On David O. Russell's 'Nailed,' Film Unlikely To Ever See The Light Of Day

    The sorry saga of David O. Russell's "Nailed" is really a cautionary tale of working with shady financiers. The tale is one that has been told a few times over in the past couple of years, but in case you missed out, we'll recap it for you.

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    David O. Russell Will Direct a Father-Daughter Legal Drama for CBS Written by Danny Strong of 'Game Change'

    David O. Russell has his new movie "Silver Linings Playbook" set for a November release after its premiere in Toronto, and next up the filmmaker will be dipping his toe in the television world. According to Deadline, the punchy auteur's attached to direct a new legal drama that's j...

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    David O. Russell To Direct Pilot For CBS Legal Drama Produced By Robert De Niro

    David O. Russell isn't always known for having the healthiest relationships with the stars in his films, but it seems he and Robert De Niro got along just fine on the set of the upcoming "Silver Linings Playbook." And the two will collaborate on a new project that will take them to the small screen.

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    Read New All-Time Top 10 Lists From Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Quentin Tarantino & More

    The big talk of the week has been Sight & Sound's once-every-decade greatest films of all time list as determined by critics from around the world. However, the publication also take the temperature from film directors, asking for greatest lists from 358 filmmakers around the world, and collating th...

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    Amy Adams Joins Bradley Cooper & Jeremy Renner In New David O. Russell Film

    We can' t have been the only one that felt that Amy Adams got a little cheated at the Oscars a few years back. Melissa Leo is a wonderful actress, and was very good in "The Fighter," but she wasn't even in the Best Supporting Actress in that film, let alone among the nominees. That particular honor ...

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    Jeremy Renner Replaces Christian Bale's In David O. Russell's 'American Bullshit' (Which Is Obviously Getting A New Title)

    Looks like Aaron Cross is taking over for Bruce Wayne. With Christian Bale busy hanging out with Terrence Malick and a bunch of beautiful women for the rest of 2012 on "Knight Of Cups" and the movie formerly known as "Lawless," it means he has to bounce out of David O. Russell...

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    Trailer Watch: Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence Run, Dance and Bicker in Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    The first trailer for David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" has arrived, with Bradley Cooper starring as a former teacher fresh off a four-year stint in a mental institution, who moves back in with his parents (Jackie Weaver and Robert De Niro). He starts up a "friend with a capital F" relati...

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