Bradley Cooper http://wcbe.org en The Place Beyond the Pines http://wcbe.org/post/place-beyond-pines The Place Beyond the Pines Grade: B+ Director: Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine) Screenplay: Cianfrance, Ben Coccio (The Beginner), Darius Marder Cast: Ryan Gosling (The Ides of March), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) Rating: R Runtime: 140 min. by John DeSando “If you ride like lightning, you're going to crash like thunder.” Robin (Ben Mendelsohn) Luke (Ryan Gosling) rides a motorcycle at lightning speed with the abandon promising a thunderous crash, mostly metaphorical. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:01:23 +0000 John DeSando 34120 at http://wcbe.org The Place Beyond the Pines Trance http://wcbe.org/post/trance <p>Trance</p><p>Grade: B+</p><p>Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)</p><p>Screenplay: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge (Trainspotting)</p><p>Cast: James McAvoy (The Last Station), Rosario Dawson (Zookeeper)</p><p>Rating: R</p><p>Runtime: 101 min. by John DeSando</p><p>“The choice is yours. Do you want to remember or do you want to forget?” Elizabeth (Rosario Dawson)</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 23:31:21 +0000 John DeSando 33896 at http://wcbe.org Trance It's Movie Time February 8, 2013: Silver Linings Playbook http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-february-8-2013-silver-linings-playbook <p>John and Carolyn review David O. Russell's Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook</p><p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 14:42:19 +0000 John DeSando & Carolyn Bruck 30026 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time February 8, 2013: Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook http://wcbe.org/post/silver-linings-playbook <P>Cooper and Lawrence are the best couple in a romantic dramedy this year.</P> <P></P> <P>Silver Linings Playbook<BR>Grade: A<BR>Director: David O. Russell (The Fighter)<BR>Screenplay: Russell from Matthew Quick novel<BR>Cast: Bradley Cooper (Limitless), Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games)<BR>Rating: R<BR>Runtime:<BR>by John DeSando</P> <P>“I’m remaking myself,” Pat (Bradley Cooper)</P> <P>Silver Linings Playbook doesn’t play by the current romantic comedy book—No scatology, nudity, f-bombing, or feminist and gay bashing. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 06:21:00 +0000 John DeSando 26056 at http://wcbe.org Silver Linings Playbook The Words http://wcbe.org/post/words <P>The Words needs inspired words to make it successful.</P> <P> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:25:21 +0000 John DeSando 22198 at http://wcbe.org The Words