Archive | December, 2015


28 Dec

Joy (1)There is no doubt that film director David O. Russell had an unique cinematic vision. He started off (at least in his major films) with the pretty straight-laced “The Fighter”, but then “Silver Lining’s Playbook” was a bit kooky and “American Hustle” even more silly. While I liked all three of those films, I liked each of them a little bit less than their predecessor because I felt the great story of each picture was getting more and more covered up by the wild storytelling techniques. With “Joy”, that jump was even more pronounced, to the point where I struggled to even enjoy the experience at times.
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