‘Silver Linings Playbook’
A former high school teacher (Bradley Cooper) gets help getting his life in order from a mysterious woman (Jennifer Lawrence). The film seems a little staged in the early moments as Cooper’s character moves back home after a stint in a mental institution. It steps up once Lawrence joins the mix.
‘The Guilt Trip’
A mother and son learn a lot about each other during a trip across the country. This is basically a two-person play with Barbra Streisand as the star and Seth Rogen as a supporting player. The majority of their fun interaction takes place within the tiny confines of their car.
Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones star in the story of an ex-cop trailing the wife of New York City’s mayor.
‘Not Fade Away’
Coming-of-age story of three friends growing up in the New Jersey suburbs during the ’60s.
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