Bradley Cooper

The Place Beyond the Pines

Apr 17, 2013

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.


Apr 12, 2013


Grade: B+

Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Screenplay: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge (Trainspotting)

Cast: James McAvoy (The Last Station), Rosario Dawson (Zookeeper)

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 min. by John DeSando

“The choice is yours. Do you want to remember or do you want to forget?” Elizabeth (Rosario Dawson)

It's Movie Time February 8, 2013: Silver Linings Playbook

Feb 9, 2013

John and Carolyn review David O. Russell's Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Nov 21, 2012

Cooper and Lawrence are the best couple in a romantic dramedy this year.

Silver Linings Playbook
Grade: A
Director: David O. Russell (The Fighter)
Screenplay: Russell from Matthew Quick novel
Cast: Bradley Cooper (Limitless), Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games)
Rating: R
by John DeSando

“I’m remaking myself,” Pat (Bradley Cooper)

The Words

Sep 6, 2012

The Words needs inspired words to make it successful.