David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook,” Fox’s “Bones” and ABC’s “Modern Family” were among the winners Friday at the 39th Humanitas Prize kudos honoring film and TV writers. “Silver Linings”…
In television, the burdensome label "quality" can be a hard sell to audiences. But as this year's Emmy nominations demonstrate, you can sure as hell market it.
When it announced that Robert Downey Jr. will return for two "Avengers" sequels, Marvel Studios made it clear that it has embraced Lucasfilm's method for controlling how news gets revealed about its…
In a year where several Spirit nominees were also Oscar-nommed, "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking best feature and lead actress for Jennifer Lawrence with…
An adaptation of the 2008 Matthew Quick novel, David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" has already picked up numerous accolades, including the rare achievement of being nominated in all four…
Jay Cassidy, who is Oscar-nominated for editing David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook," has edited both documentaries and narrative films. He describes the difference between the two forms as…
The veteran Oscar winner ("Raging Bull") delivers a welcome comeback performance, combining the comic timing of his Fokkers patriarch with the fury and energy that marked his earlier roles.
Everyone likes a comer, and Cooper, most known for "The Hangover" movies, shows he's got the dramatic chops as a man beset by bipolar disorder, exuding both bare-knuckled vulnerability and excess…
Some of the biggest laughs at Saturday's Producers Guild Awards at the BevHilton came with the presentation of a Milestone Award to Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Robert De Niro recalled being asked by…
Apart from "Three Kings," his idiosyncratic, crazily prescient 1999 take on Middle East adventurism, David O. Russell made his bones by anatomizing the dysfunctional American family.