Written August 28, 2014
A Philly hoot. Not what you expect at the start when you get to the finish. Reminded me of every Eagles season, and full of just the right amount of pathos to be truly enjoyable.
Written August 20, 2014
Silver Linings was very engaging. I enjoyed seeing another side of Bradley Cooper. His character was very real and believable. The character played by Chris Tucker brought in a nice levity to break up what could be construed as a depressing plot at times. Robert De Niro played a very great character as well, All around it was an enjoyable time.
Written November 16, 2012
It is a rarity, but it is nothing short of stupendous when a film exponentially gets better and better; David O. Russell's ("The Fighter") rocks the charts with this winner. Anticipation eliminated: "Silver Lining Playbook" garnishes five sterling STARS!!!!! I loved it...
"Silver Lining Playbook" is profound in addressing life's cruel interruptions: loss of the known, love, and self; wounds heal but scars remain sacred, reminders of what's past but not determining, forecasting the future. Resonating with redemption, every character evolves, wordless introspectiveness morphs into rejuvenated, revived genuinely likeable even loveable individuals; striving, struggling within their natural sphere, all achieving their "personal best"...
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Written November 25, 2012
My wife talked me into going. While the plot was somewhat predictable, the acting was quite good, especially Brad Cooper. I found myself engaged the entire time.
Written July 25, 2014
Silver Linings Playbook is moving, perceptive, not too sentimental or slapstick, well edited, unexpected, laugh-out-loud, heartbreaking and true. Lots of opportunies to go off the tracks here, but miraculously, it never happens. Go and have a wonderful time!