On today’s podcast, Megan presents her Volume 6 entry in the Our Favorite Movies series. David O. Russell’s 2013 Best Picture nominee Silver Linings Playbook perhaps best represents Russell’s odd sensibilities. Mixing romantic melodrama with comedy, the film was warmly received by critics and audiences. It eventually won Jennifer Lawrence an Oscar for the role. After five years since its original release, Megan asks Joey and Clarence to revisit the film and whether or not their original reactions to the film still stand. Particularly outside of the heat of the 2013 Oscar season. Finally, where does Silver Linings Playbook stand in the David O. Russell canon?
But first, the Cooler Gang looks back over 2018 television and selects their single favorite episode of television. Next week, they unveil their Best of 2018 Television lists in the last podcast of the year.
We close our podcast, as always, with the Flash Forward to the media we’re most anticipating in the upcoming week.
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