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“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: Joy (2015)

David O. Russell’s latest directorial effort is Joy (2015) – the story of inventor Joy Mangano, a divorced mother of two with a complex family situation, who is in the throes of developing her newest idea, the Miracle Mop. Led by Jennifer Lawrence as the titular Joy, and with an ensemble cast of many and […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: American Hustle (2013)

Warning: I’m about to write something that might be really unpopular. David O. Russell’s¬†American Hustle¬†(2013) is an examination of the ups and downs of life as a hustler. We follow two con artists as they seek to work out their relationship with one another, as the biggest heist of their conning career escalates beyond their […]