Thread: Silver Linings
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Old 12-02-2013, 15:47
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I finally got around to watching this after reading the book some time ago.

In terms of the Oscars, I think its Bradley Cooper's best performance to date, but I believe there are one or two more deserving Best Actor nominees (Joaquin Phoenix in particular - although I'm pretty sure he doesn't stand a chance this year).

Jennifer Lawrence was great but she'll have stiff competition from Emanuelle Riva and Jessica Chastain. She has a better chance than Cooper though.

I don't think Robert De Niro was particularly Oscar-worthy in this role, although I did enjoy his scenes with Lawrence.

All in all, a really great film, but there is a danger of it being completely overlooked at the Oscars.
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