silver linings play book

JOY Trailer Two Shows More Plot With Less Impact

Joy still looks like serious awards bait – but this second trailer lacks the punch of the first. David O.Russell knows how to deliver but I get the feeling that this won’t be as good as Silver Linings Play Book or American Hustle. At [...]

October 21, 2015

The BAFTA Film Awards 2013 Winners List

Ben Affleck’s career resurgence is now complete. Affleck’s Argo scored three Baftas last night in London (I was there, but more on that later), and it really does look like the thriller will take home the best picture at the Academy Awards – [...]

February 11, 2013


Matthew Quick’s The Silver Linings Playbook is something of a mini-masterpiece. It’s difficult for an author to balance comedy and drama (it’s much easier on film), but Quick manages to do it. He delivers a novel which is light and breezy to [...]

November 14, 2012