Tag Archives: Bradley Cooper

January 22

American Sniper – I need a hero! (Film Review)

  American Sniper is a tribute eulogy to Chris Kyle, fetishising the American hero in the most calculated ways, not the least of which is linking him to The Man With No Name and Dirty Harry. It is a disturbing propaganda piece, of which the man himself would most likely approve, painting a horribly gray […]

December 13

American Hustle – David O’Russell exceesds expectations. (Film Review)

It’s difficult to pin down what is particularly brilliant about American Hustle, except to say that the layers will be revealed in greater depth in future years; it is one of the most perfectly cast films you will ever see; and it stems largely from a transformation of a certain genre it seeks to subvert […]

January 31

The Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell gives us a rom-com for the severely depressed. (film Review)

I wasn’t’ sure if I would like The Silver Linings Playbook when I went in to see this film, and now that I am out I’m still not sure if I like it or not. There are some really great things about it:  A different take on the rom-com, Jennifer Lawrence, Jackie Weaver, Bradley Cooper […]