David O. Russell
Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 12 Articles
Blogs // 6 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2012
8 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From diabolical tech terrorism to brutal slave ownership, the actors that make up this year's best traversed a wide canvas of creative and cinematic choices.

//Reviews

Finding 'Joy' in Adversity
24 Dec 2015 // 4:00 AM

You can read the triumph in Joy as just that, joy -- sheer and brilliant. You can also read it as cynical.

At It's Worst, 'American Hustle' Is a Rollicking Comedy
3 Apr 2014 // 2:00 AM

Scene for scene, American Hustle may be most David O. Russell's most aesthetically pleasing film.

//Blogs

Best Supporting Actress: Is It Too Early to Give J-Law Another Oscar?
12 Dec 2013 // 9:00 AM

Jennifer Lawrence walks off with American Hustle. If awards for Best Supporting Actress are made of something different, we don’t know what that is.

The Power of Intention: 'American Hustle'
6 Dec 2013 // 2:16 AM

It's so satisfying. It's so suspect. It's so '70s. And it's so good.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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