Last week in New York, I sat down with a large contingent of the team that made The Weinstein Co.’s best picture Oscar hopeful Silver Linings Playbook — writer-director David O. Russell; actors Robert De Niro, Paul Herman and Shea Whigham; and one of its three producers, Bruce Cohen — to discuss how the acclaimed...
In a great interview with the Huffington Post, director David O. Russell talks about his work with SLP lead actor Bradley Cooper and supporting actor Robert DeNiro The subject matter of “Silver Linings Playbook” seems tricky. Before shooting, did you think, There are a lot of wrong ways to make this movie? Oh, it is...
The organisers of the Academy Awards are po-faced about comedy, so a dose of screwball humanism is just what they need
From Paste Magazine: Director David O. Russell and his two main Silver Linings men spoke a bit recently about the film, which opened this week and is getting major Oscar buzz.
Amy Adams talks about her role in David O. Russell’s ‘The Fighter’ and the director’s surprising view of her persona
Indiewire has the news about the nominations for the Film Independent Spirit Awards, which selects from the best independent films of the year. Silver Linings Playbook garners 5 nominations.
Backstage.com has an interesting feature on how casting director Lindsay Graham cast David O. Russell’s SLP stars
Moviefone caught up with David O’Russell at the Toronto Film Festival, where he filled them in on his casting choices and how he approached the sensitive issue of mental illness.
From The National Post A reporter addressed Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and director David O. Russell at an impromptu press conference in a Toronto hotel room about Silver Linings Playbook. “David, you’ve won Oscars. You’re in franchises,” she said, pointing to Lawrence. “You’ve done stuff like The Hangover…” Cooper burst out laughing. “You’ve got an...
Check out this new Slate piece about David O. Russell’s filmography
Vulture interviewed director David O. Russell, and he mentioned his dance moves and working with Jennifer Lawrence.
The Daily Beast interviews Jennifer Lawrence, the young costar of Silver Linings Playbook