Film Review #2: Joy (★★½)

As someone who’s analyzed director David O. Russell’s use of women, I was incredibly skeptical about his latest film, Joy, being anywhere near amazing. Sorry, but I don’t blindly subscribe to the cult of Russell and Jennifer Lawrence collaborations, and haven’t found much enjoyment in the director’s work since The Fighter. Complications over his rewriting of Annie […]


Check Out the New Trailer for ‘Joy’ with Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro

20th Century Fox debuted a NEW trailer for their upcoming film, JOY. Jennifer Lawrence stars with Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, and more in David O. Russell’s latest film, coming to theaters this Christmas! JOY Release: December 25, 2015 Director: David O. Russell Screenplay by David O. Russell; Story by: Annie Mumolo and David O. Russell Cast: […]


Awards Profile: Joy

Director: David O. Russell Writers: David O. Russell and Annie Mumolo Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Robert De Niro Synopsis: The life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs. Why It Might Succeed: The last time I was given a Jennifer Lawrence film for awards […]


Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 82: DGA-Oscars Link, Sundance Winners, Academy Idol Top 6 Results

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. What a week it has been.  The race for the Oscars continues.  Lots of news to go over including the closing of the Sundance Film Festival where Terence attended and saw films like “Boyhood” […]