Film review: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK from Built For Speed

David O. Russell’s latest film Silver Linings Playbook, has been lauded by a number of critics but the praise seems excessive given the way the film lurches awkwardly between gritty indie movie and formula rom com. Much like As Good As It Gets, this film mixes themes of mental illness and redemption with romantic comedy.  Unfortunately, it lacks the assurance,

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